Wednesday, March 06 15:29:55
The Chairman and management of Shannon Airport Authority have welcomed the appointment of four new members to the board.
The new appointees are US based public policy consultant and transport expert Kathryn O'Leary Higgins, Managing Director of Clare FM and Tipp FM radio stations Liam O'Shea and Shannon Airport worker-directors Joe Buckley (Cargo and Technical Traffic Development Manager) and Kevin McCarthy (Airport Police and Fire Officer).
The four new directors join existing board members Chairman Rose Hynes, Airport Director Mary Considine and Pat Dalton, Chief Financial Officer of One51.
Ms Hynes said: "I welcome these board appointments. The new directors provide us with the type of expertise and experience that is required to deliver the strategic vision for the airport, which is around achieving significant passenger growth and the development of the International Aviation Services Centre at Shannon over the next five years."
"I look forward to working with the new board members at this exciting and challenging time for Shannon Airport."
Mary Considine, Airport Director said: "I also welcome the appointment of the new directors. We are actively pursuing a range of opportunities at present and have started on a positive note with the commencement of a range of new services over the coming months to attractive destinations such as Faro in Portugal, Philadelphia, Chicago and Glasgow, and return of seasonal services to the likes of New York and Boston."