About Us


The Gentian Services team is dedicated to developing your product and getting it to market efficiently. We are committed to you and your needs in the long term. Our drive, our expertise, our pricing and our flexibility reflect this. Gentian Services was founded  in 2007 and it delivers a full turnkey design and manufacturing service to the electronics sector. It has customers in Ireland, USA, Australia, Canada and the UK.

Aidan McMahon – Managing Director

Over more than 20 years in industry, Aidan has developed vast experience the delivery of complex projects, bringing efficiency, cost reduction and consistent quality to manufacturing and supply chain development.

During time at General Semiconductor and Tyco he brought his focus to roles in engineering and project management. Specialising in global projects, Aidan has developed huge experience in the effective development and management of supply chains with wide geographic and technical extent, bringing cost effective solutions to demanding customers. He has effectively managed subcontractors in the Far East, USA, Central America, China and Europe. This experience, and the network of contacts that accompany it, is key to Gentian Services capability – delivering cost effective, engineered supply chains to demanding markets.

As a co-founder of Advanced Innovations, Aidan held the position of VP of Operations, spearheading its transformation from a domestic manufacturing company to an international supply chain service provider establishing global operations in China, the USA and Ireland.

Aidan has a degree in Electronics Manufacturing and a Masters in Project Management, specialising in international projects.

Aidan founded Gentian in 2007 and is now the CEO with responsibility for the business development and R+D functions within the company.

Alan Keane – Director of Engineering and Operations

Over his 20 years of experience in engineering and technology manufacturing, Alan has undertaken substantial roles in a number of Blue Chip, OEM and subcontract multinational companies including Dell, Flextronics and Motorola. Most recently, quality manager in Sercom Solutions, he helped the company grow to €150 million turnover, supplying into the highly demanding volume computing OEM market.

Alan’s expertise in new product introduction and quality management, coupled with his management of multifunctional engineering, quality and manufacturing teams has resulted in the introduction of numerous new products, in quality-critical markets.

His extensive experience in both implementing and maintaining quality systems is a cornerstone of Gentian Services’ commitment to quality– both supplier and customer-facing. He is Six-Sigma trained and certified and holds a degree in Engineering.

Our development team works very closely with Gentian both at the development stage and the full supply stage of our products. By engaging with Gentian we have augmented our technical capability as well as capacity in our non core areas which means we are now completing projects quicker and within fixed budgets. Gentian’s flexibility and ability to react to the changes in our business and project requirements has been second to none.

- Donncha Ryan. R+D Manager Haptica

Sectors we work with

  • Handheld Electronic Devices
  • Analytical Instrumentation
  • Electronic Products for the Medical Sector

Irish Office:
Gentian Services LTD
Unit 89.1,
Shannon Freezone West,
Shannon , Co Clare
T: +353 61 704 986