Our four Strategic Pillars determine our areas of focus :
Promoting best practice through our networking events and industry award recognition.
Workforce for the future
Understanding industry trends, developing skills to meet evolving customer expectations in the digital era.
Smarter working through technology
Showcasing new customer contact technologies.
Sharing customer experience industry insights.
Learn more about the CCMA
Dorothy O'Byrne, MD provides insight on this vibrant network of leading customer service organisations.Join CCMA
Meet the Board
Director, Dell EMC Customer Support Services and Chairperson CCMA
Derek leads the management and future proofing of Dell EMC’s highly complex, technology focused, Customer Experience Support Centre’s. In his current role, Derek is focused on leading the delivery of world class multilingual enterprise solutions support and consultancy to Dell EMC EMEA customers, who operate in highly complex enterprise infrastructures. Prior to his position in Dell, he gained broad experience in large international companies in a number of different management and technical roles. He has been working for Dell EMC Ireland for the past 20 years.More
Director Customer Services & Site Leader
Ana Alfageme leads the Cork site for Blizzard Entertainment and is responsible for world class multilingual customer service teams accros EMEA.More
Managing Director, Arise
Joe is Managing Director of Arise, one of Ireland’s leading business process outsourcing companies. With 2 sites in Limerick, Arise provides technical support, customer care and back office / business process outsourcing.More
Manager Customer Support Services
Kathy leads the management and development of Merlyn’s Customer Experience focused contact centre and is also responsible for the field service engineers programme in Merlyn. In her current role, she is focused on leading the delivery of a highly sophisticated customer experience across all channels.More
Managing Director CCMA Ireland
Dorothy has over 25 years experience within the Irish and UK customer service and contact centre industry. Dorothy worked with Telecom Eireann (now eir) for 8 years in a variety of corporate affairs and marketing roles, finally as Head of the Telemarketing Services Unit.More
After a nursing career in Boston, Kathy joined AIB over 20 years ago, progressing from an Advisor to Manager within Direct Service (Phone Banking, Card Services, Service Quality). She also participated on many Bank wide projects, including Visa Debit and Centralisation of Telephony from the branch network to the Contact Centre.More
Director at Indeed
Barry holds an MBA in International Business from the University of London, a BSc. In information technology from the Open University and a QFA from the UCD Institute of banking.More
Multiline Operations Manager, VHI Healthcare.
Seamus has worked in the customer service industry for more than 20 years. He joined VHI Healthcare in January 1999 and has worked in a number of roles within the contact centre as advisor, Team Leader, Operations Leader, Training/Development coordinator and Contact Centre Manager.More
CCMA provides a forum for Customer Service organizations to network and learn from each other. Digital disruption continues to transform the role of customer contact centres, impacting on skills and technology required, CCMA is here to support our members in this journey.
Dorothy O’Byrne, Managing Director CCMA.
Promoting collaboration, shared learning and best practice for customer contact and shared services organisations in Ireland. We achieve this through:
- Showcasing Best Practice & Networking Events
- Industry Awards
- Shared Learning and Development
- Member User Groups
- Facilitation of Organisation Collaboration & Partnerships
- Industry Insights & Benchmarking
- Executive Exchange