Steve Bowcott, CEO, John Sisk & Son

Sisk Is Not Frightened by Size, Complexity or Geography Steve Bowcott, Chief Executive Officer, John Sisk & Son, talks to Barry McCall about the challenge of leadership in a rapidly changing construction sector. Steve Bowcott could have been in the Royal Air Force, but, fortunately for the Irish construction industry, he chose a career in […]

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Eoin Vaughan, CEO, Mercury Engineering

Ambition, Innovation, And Commitment To Excellence Eoin Vaughan, Chief Executive Officer, Mercury Engineering, tells Barry McCall about the key contributors to the company’s recent success. Mercury Engineering is one of Ireland’s great international success stories. Over the years its distinctive logo and red and blue livery could be found on sites throughout Ireland, the UK, […]

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Anne Dooley, Managing Director, Winthrop

Collaboration Is Key to Any Project’s Success The M&E sector has changed hugely over the past decade. Anne Dooley, Managing Director, Winthrop, tells Carol Tallon about how some of these changes have influenced her leadership approach. Anne Dooley joined Winthrop in 1997 and progressed through the organisation to be appointed Managing Director in 2015. Winthrop […]

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Michael Stone, Group CEO, Designer Group

Success Overseas Gives Irish Contractors Greater Stability Michael Stone, Group CEO of Designer Group and former CIF President, outlines his leadership philosophy to Barry McCall.   Designer Group emerged from the recession stronger than ever thanks to the successful implementation of a diversification strategy. Today, the mechanical and electrical contracting business, founded by CEO Michael […]

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Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director, Kirby Group Engineering

Strong Management Team Facilitating Kirby’s Expansion into New Markets Jimmy Kirby, Group Managing Director, Kirby Group Engineering, talks strategy and leadership philosophy with Carol Tallon. Kirby Group’s management team focused on positioning the company to avail of new opportunities in order to create growth over the past decade. “We focused our services on new sectors […]

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Gordon O’Regan, CEO, L&M Keating

Leadership Is Leadership Regardless of Environment Gordon O’Regan, Chief Executive Officer, L&M Keating, talks leadership and change with Barry McCall. Founded in 1987 by Louis Keating, L&M Keating was owner-managed until its acquisition by CBD Capital last year. The company, which specialises in civil and marine engineering, conservation and restoration of heritage properties, and dredging […]

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John O’Shaughnessy, Managing Director, Clancy Construction

Manage What’s in Front of You and Keep an Eye on the Future John O’Shaughnessy, Managing Director, Clancy, talks to Barry McCall about the leadership challenges that the construction industry faces. Clancy is firmly established in Ireland’s construction Top 50 with a turnover of €40m and 100 direct employees. “We have a strategy to double […]

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