Ruth Larkin is a serial industry entrepreneur behind multiple multi-million euro businesses and a professional consultant, trainer and mentor focusing on foreign expansion, commercialisation, and sales and marketing strategy. Ruth is the founder and Managing Director of Lark Bridal Ltd, the largest global bridal wear distributor operating currently across 32 export countries with over 400 accounts in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa distributing leading US brands Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Ingram, Sottero and Midgley along with the company’s own brand bridesmaids collection. The company designs, manufactures and distributes RULABELLE globally.
Ruth was the co-founder and sales and marketing director of Dundalk based multipurpose tractor manufacturing company Multihog Ltd prior to exiting in an IBO in 2012.
Ruth is an expert business speaker at business showcases, international trade fairs, a regular contributor in international trade publications, and a national finalist in Business Woman of The Year Awards and winner of Enterprise Special Merit Award for Entrepreneurship and Resilience.
Ruth Larkin’s career has spanned multiple industries, but her core focus has always remained committed to product development, international market entry and growth, business management and strategy, and importantly on building, managing and supporting multi-faceted international sales channels, in both B2B and B2C.
While mentoring, training and consultancy has been with client companies across an array of industries the main sectors have been; manufacturing, fashion design and textiles, engineering, health and fitness, Tech and always with a view towards growth and expansion, development, new market entry and sales strategy.
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