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PRESS RELEASE: S A Partners Announces Appointment of New CEO, Garry Corbet

13 June 2024

Global training and consultancy company S A Partners, is pleased to announce the appointment of Garry Corbet as its new Chief Executive Officer. Garry who is currently Head of the European Division will take over from current CEO Simon Grogan on 1 July 2024.

Garry joined the Partnership over five years ago and brings with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success within industry. Since joining S A Partners he has overseen the growth of the European division and so is well positioned to take on the global role.  Prior to joining S A Partners Garry held several key leadership positions, demonstrating exceptional strategic vision, operational expertise, and a commitment to driving growth and innovation.

“I am thrilled to announce the appointment of Garry Corbet to S A Partners as our new global CEO,” said Simon Grogan, who has been CEO of the organisation for the last 8 years. “His extensive experience and leadership qualities make him the ideal candidate to lead S A Partners into its next phase of growth and success. We are confident that under Garry’s guidance, S A Partners will continue to thrive and deliver value to our customers, employees, and shareholders.”

Garry expressed his excitement about becoming the new CEO and his vision for the future, stating, “I am honoured to lead S A Partners and build upon its strong foundation. I am committed to driving innovation, fostering a culture of collaboration, and delivering exceptional value for our customers. We have such a talented team and I am confident that we will achieve new levels of success.”

Prior to joining S A Partners, Garry held senior leadership positions in the food and IT Industries, he has a BCom and an MSc in Lean Operations.

S A Partners extends its gratitude to Simon Grogan who has been with the company for 21 years, In which time he has shown an outstanding level of dedication and leadership making the organization the success it is today. Simon will continue to work with our clients and will be heading up our Academy Programme. He will also be providing ongoing advice and support to the business and its customers.


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About S A Partners

Since 1993, S A Partners has been dedicated to helping organisations worldwide achieve Enterprise Excellence. Through accredited training, personalized coaching, and expert consultancy, we empower businesses to build and leverage their capabilities for success. With a global presence and a team of exceptional professionals, we’re committed to driving growth and transformation for our clients.


Garry Corbet, CEO S A Partners

Garry Corbet has been a Partner for over six years.  He has over 10 years experience working in continuous improvement using Lean principals and has held several senior leadership roles prior to joining the company.  Garry’s background is in finance and he has over 15 years experience in the food industry where he held many different roles including the Head of Finance & IT, Continuous Improvement and Human Resources.

He also held the role of Director of Service and Continuous Improvement in the IT industry. Garry has an MSc in Lean Operations and is passionate about supporting our customers focus on people and engagement across all levels of their organisation.  Garry also has significant experience developing and managing the end to end (design, develop, submission, audit and claim) Enterprise Ireland Lean training programmes. He is a Shingo Facilitator and supports many of our clients with both training and consultancy support.

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