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Groundforce Appoints New Managing Director

Groundforce Ireland


Paul Donovan, Managing Director, Groundforce UK and Ireland.


Specialist construction solutions supplier Groundforce has appointed Paul Donovan as its new managing director for the UK and Ireland.


Paul Donovan has previously been Managing Director at the Vp plc temporary roadway business, TPA, where he was responsible for overseeing the diversification of the business into new markets, which included modular pontoons, and Rapid Rail Access.


Before joining TPA and the Vp plc group, he held a range of senior commercial roles within several building and construction companies, most recently Havelock Europa plc. 


Talking about his appointment, Paul Donovan said: “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to bring my experience across to Groundforce, leaving TPA in very capable hands. Groundforce is a dynamic business that prides itself on market-leading products and service, the company has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and I am looking forward to working with the team.


Groundforce’s recent work in Ireland includes major civil, utility and construction projects. Its service offering includes shoring equipment, piling equipment, confined space entry, vacuum excavation, pumping, trenchless technology, pipe testing and rehabilitation.