Karen Walsh joins Shelbourne FC

Shelbourne Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Karen Walsh as a Non-Executive Director.

Karen is a Consulting Director with Genesis, one of Ireland’s leading strategic advisory firms, and joins the board with immediate effect. 

Karen has nearly three decades of experience with Fortune 500 and blue-chip companies in the UK and Ireland, and brings substantial commercial strategy expertise to the board.

As a former Head of Digital and Business transformation at Vodafone, Karen is also a positive change-maker and disruptor, and will accelerate the board’s efforts to innovate and modernise.

Karen Walsh said: “It is my absolute pleasure to join the board of Shelbourne. I am excited about the opportunity to make a real difference, get behind the changes already happening in women’s football, and support Shelbourne in its vision to lead the transformation of Irish football.

David O’Connor, CEO, Shelbourne FC said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome someone of Karen’s calibre and experience to the Strategic Board of Shelbourne FC. Karen brings a unique skillset to our board, and has already proven to be a catalyst in focusing and directing our strategic vision. We look forward to working closely with her as we collectively drive the club forward.”

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