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Erich Sixt, center, CEO of the German car rental company Sixt AG waits for the start of the annual shareholders meeting in Munich
Erich Sixt, center, CEO of the German car rental company Sixt AG waits for the start of the annual shareholders meeting in Munich
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Two companies announce new jobs in Dublin and Dun Laoghaire

Sixt rent a car and arvato Finance have both created new jobs, it was announced today.
Sep 20th 2012, 6:05 PM 7,815 8

TWO COMPANIES HAVE announced that they are after creating new jobs in Ireland.

arvato Finance has said it delivering on its promise to create 150 jobs in Dublin a full two years ahead of schedule.

The positions have been created in IT, consulting, finance and accounting, project management and customer service roles over the past 12 months – and arvato is set to expand further and 100 positions have been created across the arvato network.

There are more than 60 positions currently available and 40 people have been recently recruited.

arvato has moved into new premises, which has been re-named ‘The arvato Building’, in Dublin’s Eastpoint Business Park. The building was officially opened by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD today.

arvato’s employees in Dublin work in more than 35 languages, supporting Dublin’s position as a key strategic centre for the company’s global network.


Meanwhile, Sixt rent a car, Germany’s largest vehicle rental company, announced that County Car Rentals has won the Sixt rent a car franchise for Ireland and will now operate under the Sixt brand.

Dun Laoghaire based County Car Rentals has been operating since 1952 under the ownership and management of the Loughran family.

As a result of the partnership, Sixt rent a car Ireland has created 11 new jobs at its head office in Dun Laoghaire and Dublin airport and has plans to recruit an additional 12 staff over the next eight months.

Bernard Loughran, Managing Director, Sixt rent a car Ireland, said:

County Car Rentals is delighted to partner with Sixt rent a car in Ireland as part of our strategy to expand and grow our business.  This partnership gives us an opportunity to attract new tourism and corporate business from strong economic regions including Germany and Austria.

An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, Minister For Foreign Affairs and Trade congratulated Bernard and all the Loughran family “for their vision and tenacity in developing the company over these years”.

As part of the partnership all rental offices and operations have been rebranded with a new Sixt rent a car corporate image.

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