Thursday 14th October 2021: John Sisk & Son, the international construction and engineering business, today announced the appointment of Paul Brown as its new CEO with effect from 1 January 2022, taking over from the current CEO Steve Bowcott, who has been in the role for six and a half years.

Speaking on behalf of the board of Sicon (the group holding company) and the Sisk family, Chair Gary McGann said: “We are pleased to appoint Paul to this role and are very fortunate to have someone of his calibre and experience to take up the leadership of the company. We are very grateful for Steve’s commitment and his service to Sisk since his appointment in 2015 and as his term comes to an end, the Board believes that Paul has the skills and qualities to continue to deliver our progressive strategy as the leading Irish Construction Company.”

Paul is currently Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the entire UK construction business and for the Group Civil Engineering business. Over his 25 years in the industry, Paul has developed strong leadership skills enabling him to lead effective teams and to develop strong and lasting customer and colleague relationships.

Commenting on his appointment Paul said, “I am honoured to lead our business into the next phase of its development, building on Steve’s great work and that of my colleagues. I want to thank the Sicon Board, the Sisk family and all of my colleagues for their support and look forward to working with them towards the continued success of the company.”