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Hubert Fitzpatrick Appointed Chief Operations Officer of The CIF

Hubert Fitzpatrick

The CIF is delighted to announce the appointment of Hubert Fitzpatrick as Chief Operations Officer (COO).

He takes over the role from George Hennessy on his recent retirement. George Hennessy, who worked tirelessly on behalf of CIF members and was instrumental in the development of CIF Pension Administration Services (CPAS), joined CIF in 1982 and was appointed COO in 2007.

As COO, Hubert Fitzpatrick is responsible for the day to day running of the internal organisation. He becomes secretary to the CIF Executive Body and the Federation’s Audit and Organisation Committee. He also oversees the provision of a range of functions and business support services. He is executive director of CPAS, which administers the Construction Workers’ Pension Scheme (CWPS), the Construction Executive Retirement Savings (CERS), and the Sick Pay and Construction Industry Retirement Trust (CIRT) schemes.

Hubert Fitzpatrick previously held the position of Director, Housing Planning and Development Services, CIF, and was the director with responsibility for the Eastern Region of the Federation.

Prior to joining the CIF, he was a consultant with a major law firm and worked with a number of local authorities up to senior management level.