Leinster and Ireland number 10 and world rugby player of the year Johnny Sexton has signed up to an initial two-year contract to act as an ambassador for global recruitment group CPL Resources. Sexton, 33, joins CPL leaders in a bid to inspire winning performances through the group’s eight-part talent series from across business and sport.
Sexton has fronted for Bank of Ireland, Investec, Toyota and Mace convenience stores.
The series is a platform for best-in-class practices, thought leadership and a forum for tackling important topics around business in Ireland and beyond. Sexton will transfer his playing skills into the boardroom, bringing his high-performance mindset including mental resilience, teamwork, leadership and versatility to CPL and its business clients.
Sexton helped launch the series with other guest speakers, including Irish Life head of corporate resources Simone Macleod-Nairn; Wellbeing leader chief of client success at Peptalk and former Irish international sprinter Ailis McSweeney, CPL strategy director Barry Winkless. The event was chaired by CPL group sales boss Cormac Loughlin.
CPL comprises 22 brands in more than 40 offices in over 10 countries.