- Published: 08 July 2019 08 July 2019
James Fisher and Sons has announced that Eoghan O'Lionaird will be appointed to the Board with effect from 1 September 2019. Eoghan will become Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2019 at which point Nick Henry, who has been CEO for the last fifteen years, will step down from the Board.
Nick will however remain employed by James Fisher until 31 March 2020 to ensure a smooth and effective transition of responsibility. Eoghan has been Divisional CEO and a member of the Executive Committee at his current employer, Spectris. Prior to joining Spectris, Eoghan held senior management roles at Danaher Corporation and Royal Philips Electronics. An engineer by background, Eoghan started his career in Japan with technical, marketing and management roles at Mitsui Kinzoku.