Monday 21st August 2023: Steven McGee, has been appointed to a new expanded role as Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ireland and UK, having joined Sisk to lead the Irish business last year.

Steven reports to CEO Paul Brown and will continue to lead Sisk’s Irish business as well as the company’s operations in construction, civil engineering and rail across the UK. Donal McCarthy will remain as COO in Ireland, UK and Europe for Data Centres, Life Sciences and Technology.

Steven McGee, Chief Operating Officer, Ireland and UK, said: “I am delighted to be taking on this new combined role as Chief Operating Officer – Ireland and UK. I welcome the challenge of my new role leading both Divisions as I have significant experience in both the UK & Irish construction markets across multiple sectors and look forward to supporting our existing clients and developing relationships with new ones. I remain committed to our incredible Irish client base and will be splitting my time between Ireland and the UK.”

Paul Brown, CEO, Sisk said: “Firstly, I would like to congratulate Steven on his new role as COO, Ireland and UK. Since Steven has come into the business last year, he has been a valuable asset and contributed to a significant change management programme within the Irish business and the successful delivery of some tough legacy projects. Rest assured with Steven now active across both Ireland and the UK this will have a positive impact for our Irish and UK customers. I wish Steven every success in his new role.”

Steven’s appointment follows the departure of Ajaz Shafi as COO to pursue an opportunity in the Middle East.

Commenting Paul Brown said: I would like to acknowledge the outstanding service that Ajaz has given the business over the past ten years. Ajaz has driven significant growth in the UK for Sisk, with some standout projects including the Royal Academy of Arts, Wembley Park and The Mercian, Birmingham’s tallest residential tower. We wish Ajaz and his family well in their new adventure.”