Schneider Electrics Rhonda Doyle receives businesswoman award

Schneider Electric's Rhonda Doyle receives businesswoman award

 May 18, 2022

Schneider Electric Director of Operations, Services & Projects for Ireland, Rhonda Doyle, is awarded the Businesswoman Award category of the Women Mean Business (WMB) Awards.

Asked what it means to be a successful woman in business today, Rhonda reflects: “Earlier in my career it was about developing and progressing, proving to myself I was capable, including after having a family. Now, it’s about being a leader and helping others to be successful, especially looking out for other women who need support or a confident boost, and saying hey, you know you did a really good job there.”

Successful female leadership

Rhonda's role with Schneider Electric is to ensure the company provides best-in-class service to customers - services critical to maintaining the electrical infrastructure of the country. Rhonda works with the Irish leadership team to oversee the delivery of a range of solutions dispensed by field services and engineering project teams whilst maintaining profitable growth for Ireland.

Previous to her role, Rhonda spent 17 years at global commerce leader eBay and was one of the first employees to join in the start-up phase in Dublin. She rose to the position of Director responsible for Global Programs and Project Management including Portfolio Management and led a team for eBay’s Global Customer Experience organisation.

Inspiring Voices

Schneider Electric Women Mean Business Awards

The Women Mean Business Awards was a day of celebration, of contemplation and a day that introduced new connections and reignited old ones. 

The theme for the annual conference and awards was Inspiring Voices. Panel participants were experienced leaders in industry and included: Rhonda Doyle, Schneider Electric Ireland; Lorna Martyn, Fidelity Investments & Serial life science entrepreneur Louise Grubb; CEO & Founder of TriviumVet. Social media was ablaze during the session that discussed the theme, Inspiring Voices.

Along with the WMB Businesswoman Award, the five Award Categories announced included: Matheson WMB Female Entrepreneur Award; WMB Empowering Women Award; Expleo WMB Woman in Technology Award; and Sodexo WMB Female Newcomer Award.

Celebrating businesswomen

Damien English, Minister of State for Business, Employment & Retail, opened the occasion and paid tribute to the impressive line-up of finalists.

“It’s so important to have platforms like Women Mean Business which put a spotlight on the impact made by businesswomen and female entrepreneurs in Irish Society. Progress is being made as more women start businesses, climb the career ladder and take their rightful place at the boardroom table," he said.

"As a father of four – three of whom are girls – it’s exciting to see so many female role models who will help inspire the next generation into business and to take on leadership roles," added Damien.

"The last two years have not been easy for many in business, so I admire your efforts for not just surviving this difficult period but for thriving through it. It’s heartening to see so many ‘good news stories’ around increased employment as businesses build bigger and better with technology and innovation at their core. The impressive list of finalists for this year’s WMB Awards sit across all sectors – Education, Charity, Energy, Fintech, IT and many more – and reflects the many successes in recent times,” commented Damien.

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