Dr. Hugh O’Donnell

Non Executive Board Member

“Limerick is a long established and proven location for international business”

What I do for limerick

The amalgamation of the City and County councils to create coherent and streamlined local government being the most notable
The resurgence of Shannon Airport, with 25% passenger growth since 2013 and direct services to the UK, Europe and North America
Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company, which operates ports in Limerick City and down river at Foynes, has tonnage levels approaching record levels and its own enlightened strategy, Vision 2041
Major investment and growth at the city’s third level entities, University of Limerick (UL), Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) and Mary Immaculate College

About Dr. Hugh O’Donnell

Dr Hugh O’Donnell has over 30 years’ experience across multiple industries and sectors, working with leadership teams globally in a senior executive capacity, currently providing consultancy and advisory services in human and organisational performance. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, MBA, and a Doctorate of Management and Organisational Behaviour.
Former CEO of Kentz Corporation and Anglo American Corporation, Mondi Paper Company and MF Kent, he currently sits on a number of international companies as non-Executive Chairman, Director or Board Advisory Roles. He is also involved in a number of Charitable, Community Development, and Social Entrepreneurship Roles including Chairman of Ballyneety Community Development Association 2013, Strategy Advisor to the Board of UL Foundation, Board Member of Lough Gur Development Association and Board Member of Limerick Digital Smart City Forum.

“Limerick is a long established and proven location for international business”