CEO of Limerick Twenty Thirty, David Conway has paid tribute to outgoing Chairman Denis Brosnan on his retirement after four years in the role.
Mr Brosnan will be replaced in the role by board member Conn Murray, who was unanimously appointed as Mr. Brosnan’s replacement.
Denis Brosnan founded Limerick Twenty Thirty in May 2016 and has made significant contributions to the development of the South West region.
Limerick Twenty Thirty CEO, David Conway said: “We’ve been so fortunate to have Denis Brosnan as founding Chairman of Limerick Twenty Thirty and he’s been hugely influential in ensuring we got the wider project off to a really positive start. He brought fantastic track-record to the programme, insight and decisiveness.”
Prior to this, Conn Murray worked as the Chief Executive of Limerick City and County Council and oversaw the merging of both in 2014.
Mr. Murray has been credited with the city’s recent economic upturn; including the creation 14,000 new jobs and €2b of planned investment over the past five years
Looking ahead to working with Mr. Brosnan’s successor, Mr. Conway said: “Conn Murray has been one of the key strategists of Limerick’s resurgence over the past decade and will bring invaluable expertise and experience to the table.”
Mr. Conway continued: “As CEO of Limerick City and County Council, he had to foresight with Denis to establish Limerick Twenty Thirty in the first instance. The mandate was to develop disused, iconic sites in the city into catalysts for economic growth and we are well under way with that. We look forward to working with Conn and continuing the great momentum already built here over recent years.”