19 May 2008
Masternaut Three X, Europe's leading provider of satellite tracking and mobile working solutions has announced the opening of its new Irish headquarters at the prestigious Innovation Centre in Northern Ireland's Science Park, Belfast. Masternaut Three X already has an established customer base in Ireland. The new office provides a platform for further growth and the company will recruit 10 new employees in the first year.
The expansion in Ireland is being led by Chief Executive Officer Michael Hall following his recent appointment from 02. He comments "this is a significant investment by Masternaut Three X and reflects our commitment to the area in growing our business throughout Ireland. The office will be the hub for Ireland and will provide first line sales, marketing, and customer support".
"We aim to become market leader for mobile technology solutions in Ireland within 5 years – repeating the success of the current UK headquarters in Leeds, Yorkshire. Including Europe there are now over 100,000 subscribers to Masternaut Three X and turnover this year will reach £50 million and employee numbers up to 300." Says Hall.
Masternaut Three X existing customers in Ireland include Strabane District Council, Chambers Coach Hire and Hyster Fork Lift Trucks. Plans are also being made to open an office in Dublin in association with Sanef - Masternaut's French parent company. Sanef heads the winning M50 toll road consortium operating as BetEire Flow.
Masternaut Three X was recently awarded a Sunday Times Best Company Star Rating and also won acclaim as one of the fastest growing technology companies with a listing on Tech Track 100, the Sunday Times awards supported by Microsoft.
"Masternaut Three X has been a big hit with its innovative web based vehicle tracking service and state-of-the-art mobile workforce solutions. These are providing all sorts of commercial fleet operators with significant returns on investment. Now Irish organisations can take advantage of the industry leading levels of customer service and innovation offered by Masternaut Three X".