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The Boss – Ireland’s most powerful business women

Highly anticipated movie The Boss, from Universal Pictures Ireland, is coming to a cinema near you on 10th June, and in celebration we spoke to some of Ireland’s most powerful bosses. For the final installment of The Boss series, frockadvisor interviewed Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs, Finance and IT in Oriflame Cosmetics, Tanya Day. Tanya spoke to us about the importance of having confidence in yourself as a leader and having faith in the decisions that you make. Tanya is wearing:  
Nicola Byrne is the CEO of Ireland’s only native directory enquiry company so we spoke to her about the challenges that women face in the workplace. See Nicola Byrne’s interview above. Nicola is wearing:  Blazer by Sandro @ 2nd Avenue €295 Blouse by Roberto Cavalli @ Ruby Ruby €295 Trousers by Catríona Hanley @ Design Centre €295 Heels @ Graham’s €49.99  
Margot Slattery, MD of Sodexo, has a wealth of experience in the catering industry and now is the boss of 1,800 employees. Margot is constantly pushing for equality in the workplace and for recognition of women as great leaders. See her interview above.
Caroline Keeling, CEO of Keelings, began her career with the fruit producer and food distributor in 1994, joining as a technical manager. She worked her way up to become the chief executive of the ever growing business. Watch above to see what Caroline told us about the biggest challenges that face women in the workplace today and what it takes to become a boss. Caroline Keeling is wearing:
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We spoke to Anne Heraty, co-founder of CEO of CPL Resources. Anne Heraty founded CPL Resources alongside Keith O’Malley in 1989. The business now employs around 650 people and has an annual turnover of 390 million. In Anne’s own words, one of the biggest challenges that both men and women face in the workplace is developing your potential and skill-set in work to navigate your career ladder, and get where you want to be.
Anne Heraty photo by Kip Carroll
Margot Slattery, MD of Sodexo & Anne Heraty, CEO of CPL ResourcesPhoto by Kip Caroll  for the Independent/  Margot is wearing: Anne is wearing: Watch frockadvisor’s interview with Anne above.
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