Jim Glennon was Medisec's CEO from its foundation in 1994 until his election to Dail Eireann in 2002, and during that period initiated the company's services and developed its membership numbers throughout the country.
A former bank official and legal practice manager, he was elected to Seanad Eireann on the Industrial & Commercial panel in 2000 and to Dail Eireann as Fianna Fail TD for the constituency of Dublin North in 2002. From 2002 to 2007 he was Vice-Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Arts, Sport and Tourism, a deputy chairman of the Dail, and a member of the British/Irish Inter-Parliamentary Body, the Dail Committee on Procedures and Privileges, and the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport. He retired from politics in advance of the 2007 General Election.
A former Irish rugby international and player, coach and manager of Leinster Rugby, Jim is a long-established contributor to print and broadcast media on sporting and public affairs. Since 2008 he has worked as a consultant in these areas with the Irish branch of Edelman, the world's largest privately-owned communications consultancy, and in 2009 was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the company's Irish advisory board.