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Global Shares in the running for ‘Cork Company of the Year’ Awards 2016!


Global Shares has overcome a tough selection process and is shortlisted as a finalist in the Cork Chamber Company of the Year Awards 2016. [Video Below]

Cork, Ireland; January 18, 2016 – The search is on for Cork’s Company of the Year 2016 and Global Shares is in the running! Nominated by Enterprise Ireland and having navigated a rigorous three-step selection process, Global Shares has been announced as a finalist in these prestigious awards.

The Cork Chamber Company of the Year Awards, in partnership with Vodafone Ireland, showcase the best of what businesses have to offer. They seek out and celebrate companies who are ‘shining examples’ in the Cork region in terms of their expertise, strategic vision, innovation, performance and employment levels.

Established in Clonakilty 10 years ago, Global Shares relaunched itself in 2015 having transformed its business from a service to a software model.  Selected a finalist in the award category “Cork SME of the Year”, Global Shares has over 80 staff, headquarters in Clonakilty’s West Cork Technology Park and overseas offices in New York, California, Brazil, London and Lisbon. The company manages employee share plans for companies in over 100 countries around the world.

“Global Shares is very excited and honoured to be selected as a finalist in the prestigious Cork Chamber Company of Year Awards 2016. The team and I are determined to make Global Shares a world class company and we are looking forward to an exciting year of strong growth ahead, bringing us closer to realising our vision to be the leading global provider of employee equity software for our industry. We are very proud of our Cork heritage and the caliber of our employees a winning combination, which illustrates the endless possibilities that Cork provides”  Tim Houstoun, CEO at Global Shares

Over the coming weeks the finalists for the Cork Company of the Year Awards 2016 will be profiled with Media Partners the Irish Examiner as well as promoted through the Cork Chamber Network.  Winners in each category along with the overall winner will be announced at the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner which takes on Friday February 5th.

To read more about our nomination which features in the Irish Examiner, click here!


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For more information:

Global Shares Marketing & PR Department:

Marketing and PR Manager, Global Shares


Tel: +353 (0)23 8833 062



Notes – About Global Shares:

Global Shares is a Software-as-a-Service company from West Cork, Ireland, specializing in employee equity plan management solutions for companies, with over 1 million users in 100 countries worldwide and offices in West Cork, London, Lisbon, New York, California and Brazil.  Put simply, we help both public and private companies with every aspect of their Employee Share Plans, providing a fully-automated, customizable and compliant solution, as well as expert support services. Our highly skilled team of software developers & qualified equity professionals have developed this market leading software in-house, which is now being released to an ever increasing portfolio of clients. The platform has been extraordinarily well received internationally, catapulting us into the industry spotlight and with our recently enhanced regulated status the company is forecast to grow substantially in 2016 and beyond. For more information on Global Shares please visit our website:




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