Mark joined Esat Telecom as it was being formed and was responsible for its commercial development until 1997. Esat won the second cellular licence in Ireland, listed on NASDAQ in 1997 and was sold to BT in 2000. In 2001 Mark founded easycash, a retail cash ATM operator, which deployed 500 in-store cash ATMs after which it was acquired by Royal Bank of Scotland in 2004. Mark set up ezetop in 2006 and is fully engaged in expanding ezetop globally. Mark has a degree in Marketing from Trinity College Dublin and an MBA from IMD in Switzerland.
David is Executive Chairman of Unity Technology Solutions, a leading provider of managed technology services in Ireland. He is a former Non Executive Chairman of CarTrawler.com (sold to ECI in 2011), myHome.ie (sold to The Irish Times in 2006) and eWare (sold to Computer Associates in 2004). He was Managing Partner of Hargaden Moor, Chartered Accountants from 1992 to 2001 which was merged with BDO in 2001 where he was Head of Corporate Finance.
David Shackleton was a management consultant with the Monitor Group in the US, before returning to Ireland and working with Prospectus Strategy Consultants. David then joined Mark Roden to research investment opportunities in telecoms and financial services, which subsequently led to the founding of ezetop where he led business and product development. David was appointed to the ezetop Board of Directors in 2009 and became a non-executive Director in 2013 having most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer. He holds a degree in Computer & Electronic Engineering from Trinity College Dublin.
Mark initially worked with KPMG Corporate Finance in London and BDO Corporate Finance in Dublin and prior to joining ezetop was Group Financial Controller of John Brown Media, a private equity backed media business based in London. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University College Dublin. Mark joined ezetop in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer however more recently, in August 2013, he has assumed a more expanded operational role as Chief Operating Officer.
Eavan is a History graduate from University College Dublin and the University of Oxford and holds an MBS in Human Resource Management. Prior to joining ezetop Eavan worked in corporate sales for a number of years before moving into Human Resources where she spent over five years in Ryanair as HR Manager for Europe. As Head of HR Eavan is responsible for the recruitment, retention and development of all of our team members across our offices worldwide.