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Paul Nicholls
Paul Nicholls, Managing Director, Designer Group.

Designer Group has announced the appointment of Paul Nicholls as managing director, saying he will lead the next phase of its growth plans.

Well-known in the construction industry, Nichols has delivered high-profile projects in sectors including data centre, commercial, healthcare, industrial and pharmaceutical, both in Ireland and overseas. He holds a Building Services Degree and a Diploma in Project Management and is a member of CIBSE and Engineers Ireland. He is vice president of the Mechanical Engineering & Building Services Contractors Association of Ireland.

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Paul Nichols will have responsibility for Designer Group’s Irish business, which includes its international business in Africa and North America. He will report directly to Michael Stone, Group Chief Executive Officer and founder of Designer Group.

Commenting on the appointment, Michael Stone said, “The decision to appoint Paul as managing director is a testament to our growth and success. Looking ahead, Paul will provide leadership and support for the delivery of our strategic growth plans for the group. His wealth of experience, along with his can-do attitude, will maintain and nurture our culture of excellence and delivery for our valued clients.”

Designer Group is a leading international engineering solutions group, with operations in Ireland, the UK, Africa, Europe and North America, delivering full design and installation for all electrical and mechanical technical services.

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