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Padraig Monaghan, CEO at Optum Ireland





Padraig Monaghan has served as Chief Executive Officer of Optum Ireland since January 2016. In this role, Padraig has responsibility for all Optum, UnitedHealthcare and UnitedHealth Group activities in Ireland and holds various Executive and Non-Executive level Board Memberships.

Padraig has previously served as Senior Vice President of Medicare & Retirement Claim Operations for UnitedHealthcare.  In this role, Padraig had responsibility for the claims, appeals and grievances operational performance within the Medicare & Retirement business.

Prior to joining the company in 2003, Padraig has held various senior operations positions during his 12 years at Intel Corp. mainly specializing in Wafer Fabrication Facility start-ups.

Padraig holds a degree in Materials and Engineering Technology from the University of Limerick, Ireland and is a qualified teacher of Engineering. Padraig is a member of the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation Regional Executive and a Board Member of the Ireland Chamber of Commerce, North West Division.