Frank Farrelly


Frank Farrelly is COO and co-founder at Sigmar Recruitment where he is responsible for operations across 5 offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Tralee, and Waterford.  With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Frank is a leader focused on driving transformation and growth and was part of the team which completed Sigmar’s partnership with French staffing giant Groupe Adéquat in February 2018. Through this partnership the group is now one of the top 50 staffing firms in the world with group operations in France, Belgium, Canada and Ireland.

Frank is the current president of the National Recruitment Federation since 2016 having previously served as vice president, treasurer and committee member since 2011.  As part of the role he represents the Irish recruitment industry with Government and state bodies, at international conferences and think-tanks. He recently hosted the World Employment Conference when it took place in Dublin in June 2018. He is also currently helping to drive the first Apprenticeship in Recruitment which was approved to join the National Framework of Qualifications in 2018.  

Frank is a graduate of UCD and the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Contact Frank (01) 4744625