New Chief Operating Officer appointed to lead Sisk in UK

Friday 1st April 2022: John Sisk & Son is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark McGreevy to the new role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) for John Sisk & Son.

Commenting on this appointment Paul Brown, CEO said: “This is a vital role given our rapidly changing marketplace and the broader reach of our activities internationally. It will span the whole business, driving consistency, best practice, quality of earnings and the commercial strategy across all our divisions in Ireland, the UK and Europe.

“We are facing unprecedented market variables now and this role will be central in terms of managing our business risks effectively and supporting myself and the Board on the delivery of our key strategic priorities in the coming years. I am delighted to have his enthusiasm and vast experience to deploy in this challenging role.”

Mark has been with Sisk for over 26 years and has held a number of senior positions in that time focused on delivering the best commercial outcomes for Sisk and driving the successful delivery of strategy.

Commenting on his new role Mark said: “I am thrilled to take on this more expansive role and to play a leadership role in support of Paul, the Sisk Board and the wider team, to ensure we deliver the quality of earnings needed to be a sustainable business and to grow in key service areas. I am proud of the business we have created and the faith the Board have placed in me to continue to help make it even better. We have the best people at Sisk and we can continue to attract those who want to work in an industry leading company with exciting opportunities across Ireland, the UK and Europe.”

In addition Ajaz Shafi has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Sisk’s business in the UK.

Ajaz Shafi, Chief Operating Officer (COO), John Sisk & Son

This follows the appointment of previous COO Paul Brown to the Chief Executive position late last year. 

Commenting Paul Brown CEO said: “I am delighted to announce that Ajaz will take over the leadership of our business in the UK. I congratulate him on his appointment and look forward to continuing to work with him and his team as we grow our business in the UK in key regions and sectors.

“We look forward to continuing to deliver for our clients in the UK under Ajaz’s leadership and to expanding our construction and civils presence in key sectors such as Data Centres and Life Sciences and grow our regional presence in the North and Northeast as well as the home counties.”

Sisk’s business in the UK is spread across the country with regional hubs in the South in St Albans, Solihull in the Midlands and Warrington in the Northwest. The company also has a rail maintenance business based in Bristol and is active on a range of civil engineering projects.