Nov 28 2016

US-NI Mentorship Program Participants Celebrate 2016 Graduation


On November 17, 2016 the US-NI Mentorship Program Class of 2016 celebrated the completion of their placements in the US at a graduation ceremony held at the Moët Hennessy headquarters, New York. The event featured speeches by Declan Kelly, Program Founder and CEO of Teneo Holdings; Jim Clerkin, CEO of Moët Hennessy USA; Therese O’Higgins, Executive Director, US-NI Mentorship Program and Norman Houston, Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau. The event, which marks the end of the sixth year of the US-NI Mentorship Program, also featured speeches from some of this year’s participants, including Shaunagh Devlin, Patrick McCallion and Maeve Grimley. The participants spoke of how the program has impacted them both personally and professionally as well as how much they have learned from working in leading U.S. corporations throughout 2016.