Limerick engineering firm appoints new directors following €630million turnover

The Limerick-based engineering firm made a large number of new appointments.

A LIMERICK engineering company has announced a number of senior appointments after a reported turnover of over €630million last year.

Kirby Group Engineering appointed six people to director and associate director roles, owing to growth at the firm, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

The company reported a turnover of €636million for 2023, and directly employs over 1,500 staff.

As part of the announcement, four people were appointed to a director role.

Pearse Dolan and Taidgh Dooley were appointed as operations directors, Giedre Visockaite was appointed as QEHS and sustainability director, while Martin Kelly was appointed to the role of commercial director of operations.

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Two associate directors were also appointed, with Mark Gannon being appointed as associate director of performance and Stephen Kavanagh appointed as associate director of power and renewables.

Kirby Group Engineering has its headquarters in Limerick, but also holds offices in the UK, mainland Europe, and South Africa.

CEO of Kirby Group Engineering Mark Flanagan said that the company’s continued growth means that having the right people in charge to guide the company forward is incredibly important.

“These announcements come at an important juncture for our company. Not only are we marking 60 years in operation this year, the business has been experiencing significant growth. The combination of our core values – people, safety, quality, delivery, and value – and the trust placed in us by our valued clients are the building blocks of our success to date,” Mr Flanagan said.

“As a result, its vital we have the right people in place to continue to guide us forward. I have every confidence this group will play a key role in this journey and look forward to working with them into the future.”