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Coopman Becomes First Recruitment Firm Headquartered in Ireland to be Certified B Corp

Coopman Becomes First Recruitment Firm Headquartered in Ireland to be Certified B Corp

Coopman Becomes First Recruitment Firm Headquartered in Ireland to be Certified B Corp

Pictured (l-r) is Director Mark Fallon, Senior Consultant Orla Louden & Director Andrew Murphy.
Specialist financial services recruitment firm, Coopman Search & Selection has become the first recruitment company headquartered in Ireland to become a Certified B Corporation. Established in 2019 by Andrew Murphy and Mark Fallon, Coopman Search & Selection is just one of seven other companies, including Danone Dairy Ireland, Strong Roots, Cully & Sully, Earth’s Edge, Urban Volt Limited and Vagabond Tours Ltd, headquartered in Ireland to achieve the certification. Other global Certified B Corporation brands include Lemonade, BrewDog, Patagonia, Chloé and Ben & Jerry’s.

Certified B Corporations™ are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to use business as a force for good. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy. The B Corp community works toward reduced inequality, lower levels of poverty, a healthier environment, stronger communities and the creation of more high-quality jobs with dignity and purpose. By harnessing the power of business, B Corps™ use profits and growth as a means to a greater end and strive to ensure that there is positive impact for their employees, customers, communities and the environment.

Coopman Team Mark Fallon, Andrew Murphy and William McCoppin pictured with the B Corp Certificate
Pictured (l-r) are Directors & Co-Founders Mark Fallon & Andrew Murphy with Associate Director William McCoppin.
Speaking about the certification, Coopman Co-Founder and Director, Andrew Murphy said:

“Our company ethos aligns with all that B Corp stands for and so we are very proud to join this positive community of businesses working together for a better future. Our aim in establishing Coopman is to build a sustainable business with sound frameworks that has a positive impact for our clients, partners and employees. We are dedicated to bringing an enhanced recruitment service to the financial services market focused on building real and lasting relationships and providing tailored solutions for our network.”

Katie Hill, CEO B Lab Europe added:

“B Lab Europe congratulates Coopman on certifying as a B Corp and welcomes them to the growing, committed and energetic B Corp community in Ireland. We anticipate that this announcement will trigger many others in and beyond the financial services sector to follow Coopman’s lead.”

Director and Co Founders Mark Fallon (left) and Andrew Murphy (right), and Consultant Mary Ryan pictured with the B Corp Certificate
Pictured (l-r) is Director Mark Fallon, Consultant Mary Ryan & Director Andrew Murphy.
Coopman Search & Selection works across all sectors of financial services, providing personnel for front office, risk, compliance and accounting opportunities on a permanent and interim basis. The team of eight works with qualified professionals through to the executive level, bringing individuals and clients together through a consultative approach across the Irish, UK and US financial services markets.

Coopman Search & Selection is a proud partner of the Irish Youth Foundation and supports One Tree Planted, planting trees for every placement made in financial services (circa 400 trees planted to date). The company is headquartered in Dublin and has a presence in the UK.

In addition to being certified a B Corp, Coopman Search & Selection has been selected by the Small Firms Association (SFA) as a finalist in the National Small Business Awards 2022, winners of which will be announced in April next year.

Click here to find out more about what being a Certified B Corporation means for our network.

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William McCoppin


William has experience across multiple markets, specialising in compliance and financial crime at the interim, mid-to-senior and executive level.