Padraic has owned and operated DataScan since 1993. Padraic has been involved in the Irish Security Industry for almost 40 years. In 1999 Chubb International acquired his company Securiforce Ltd, then the largest and most prominent, indigenous manned guarding company. As president of the Irish Security Industry Association (ISIA) Padraic spearheaded many initiatives to strengthen the role of the association designed to become the effective voice of the industry in Ireland. Padraic has vast experience of the service industry, from Data Capture to Security and outsourced services. Working with prestige clients in both the public and private sector, Padraic has established DataScan as the foremost barcoded data capture firm in Ireland. Padraic is a Fellow of the Security Institute of Ireland and is Executive Chairman of Northwood Technology Ltd, a leading importer and distributor of leading edge, digital security systems.
Since joining DataScan in 2001 Orla has amassed significant commercial experience in the provision of outsourced business services. She was instrumental in securing both the Irish Times Ltd. and Newspread data capture contracts and manages these key accounts on an ongoing basis. Prior to working with DataScan, Orla spent 10 years in Human Resources Management working for Securiforce Ltd. and Banta Global Turnkey, a multinational outsourced solutions provider. In addition to her experience in DataScan Orla was Marketing Director for Northwood Technology Ltd., a security products distribution company for 3 years and is Director of Executive Interiors Ltd. since 2005. Orla has a Master in Arts degree from Trinity College Dublin and Post Graduate Diplomas from University College Galway and the University of Surrey.
Heading up the Finance function at Datascan since 2007, Anne has almost 20 years accountancy experience both in the UK and Ireland. Anne has been a Management Accountant at such prestigious firms as London Weekend Television and AMV – BBDO Ltd one of the world’s leading Advertising Agencies. Anne’s focus at Datascan is the smooth and efficient operation of the Finance function, enabling Datascan to offer our clients the most efficient and cost effective service possible.