John Nelligan is the Business Doctors master franchise holder for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
As a former industrial engineer with an international automotive electronics company he got lots of valuable experience across multiple disciplines. John is no stranger to the world of franchising. In 2011, he bought a territory from high-street garment alterations franchise The Zip Yard. Just one year later he become the company’s first franchisee with multiple businesses territories.
One of the company’s top performers, John uses his top-notch people skills to chair their franchisee committee.
It was experiences gained within this voluntary role that encouraged John to make the move from award-winning franchisee to master franchisor. He now plans to launch three Business Doctors franchises a year, up to a total of 10 across the North and South. Dublin, Cork, Limerick, and Galway are amongst the prime territories earmarked for the first wave of openings.
A serial entrepreneur, John remains to have a no of business interested both in Ireland and abroad. He brings this breath of knowledge to all the Irish business he currently works with.
In his spare time, John practices and teaches Taekwon-Do to children, including his three sons.