06/12/2013

Ministers Appoint Members To The Board Of SFI

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, and Minister for Research and Innovation, Seán Sherlock, TD have formally appointed three members to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

Ann Riordan has been appointed Chairperson of the Board of SFI and will be joined on the Board by Geraldine Ruane and Aidan Donnelly.

Minister Bruton said: "Ann Riordan will bring considerable strength to this role based on an impressive track record in delivering within the areas of Science, Technology and Innovation combined with her experience and knowledge of Board governance. Geraldine Ruane and Aidan Donnelly will also bring excellent experience and skills to the Board. I would like to thank Professor Patrick Fottrell for his hard work and dedication in the role and wish Ann, Geraldine and Aidan every success in their new positions."

Minister Sherlock said: "The appointments of Ann Riordan, Geraldine Ruane and Aidan Donnelly will further strengthen the board of SFI and bring fresh industry perspective to the important work performed at Board level in order to enable SFI to meet its ambitious Agenda 2020 objectives."

(CD/JP)

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