Kilsaran has announced several key appointments to its senior leadership team.
Sean Keohane has been appointed to the board of directors. James Christian has been appointed Head of Sales Concrete Products & Aggregates. Alan Donohoe has been appointed Head of Sales Paving & Walling. Graham Cumberland has been appointed Head of Sales, KPRO Facades & Mortars; and James Murphy has been appointed Business Development Manager, Precast.
Kilsaran’s co-CEOs David McKeown and Derry McKeown have congratulated Sean Keohane on his appointment to the board and James Christian on his new role in the business. They also welcome Alan Donohoe, Graham Cumberland and James Murphy to Kilsaran and wish them the best of luck in their respective roles.
Seán Keohane, Managing Director, Kilsaran’s Roadsurfacing and Contracting Division, and Kilsaran board member.
Seán Keohane, who joins Kilsaran’s board of Directors is the Managing Director of Kilsaran’s Roadsurfacing and Contracting Division, joined the company in August 2005 as Contracts Manager for Leinster. He was later appointed to the Contracts Director role in 2008, which he held for 11 years before being appointed MD of Kilsaran Roadsurfacing and Contracting in March 2019. He has a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering and a Masters in Business Practice from the Irish Management Institute.
James Murphy, Business Development Manager, Kilsaran Precast Division.
James Murphy, who takes up the role Business Development Manager of Kilsaran’s new Precast Division, joined Kilsaran in September 2019 and is a very experienced professional in the precast concrete sector in all elements including stairs, beams, walls. He is a graduate of UCD.
Prior to joining Kilsaran, James Murphy was Country Manager for Airdeck, a precast concrete flooring company. This role involved significant business development and managing operations. In 2002, he set up and ran his own business, specialising in production and development of precast concrete stairs. This business was very successful and was bought out by CRH in 2006 to become Ergon, which he continued to manage for the following eight years before moving to Airdeck. He has worked in the construction concrete sector for the past 20 years.
James Christian, Head of Sales, Kilsaran Concrete Products & Aggregates Division.
James Christian has been appointed Head of Sales for the Kilsaran’s Concrete Products & Aggregates Division. He joined Kilsaran in 2007 and has been an invaluable member of its sales team. He was responsible for developing new opportunities for Kilsaran in the UK, which led to the establishment of Kilsaran UK Ltd. He was appointed to the role of Regional Sales Manager for East Leinster in 2018 before achieving his current position as Head of Sales for the Concrete Products and Aggregates Division.
Alan Donohoe Head of Sales, Kilsaran Paving & Walling Division (UK and Ireland).
Alan Donohoe has been made Head of Sales for the Paving & Walling Division (UK and Ireland). He joined Kilsaran in 2019 from Tegral Ltd, where he spent 15 years, initially as a technical sales representative and later as sales manager.
Graham Cumberland, Head of Sales, KPRO Facades & Mortars Division.
Graham Cumberland has been appointed as Head of Sales for the KPRO Facades & Mortars Division. Graham joined Kilsaran in November 2020. He was previously Head of Sales for a market-leading UK render company Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd.