Ann Kelleher has become the first Irish female to be appointed as a vice president at microchip giant Intel.
Ms Kelleher's appointment brings the number of Irish people who hold vice presidential positions at the US Technology firm to three.
Eamonn Sinnott, general manager of Intel Ireland, is vice president of Intel's Technology Manufacturing Group and Rory McInerney, based at Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara in California, is vice president of Intel's Architecture Group.
Intel is the world's largest semiconductor chipmaker, with annual revenue of more than €29.8bn. The company employs more than 1,000 people at its facility in Leixlip, Co Kildare.