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The Chair and CEO welcome the appointment of two new members to the Board


The Chair and CEO of The Shannon Airport Group today welcomed the appointment of two new directors to the Board of The Shannon Airport Group. Aisling Curtis, Strategy and Sustainability Director at Microsoft, and John Moran, CEO and Founder at RHH International, have been appointed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport, Eamon Ryan, TD, to serve on the Board for a three-year term.

Welcoming the appointments, Conal Henry, Chair of The Shannon Airport Group said: “Aisling and John are very welcome additions to our Board. Their experience and expertise will add immense value to our Board as we pursue our mission to build sustainable livelihoods and a vibrant economy for our people and the region by shaping opportunities in aviation and property. I look forward to working with them at this exciting time for the Group.”

Mary Considine, CEO of The Shannon Airport Group said: “The Shannon Airport Group directly contributes to Ireland’s economic prosperity. Our new directors will be a great asset in assisting us as we continue to deliver on our strategic vision, which we hope can further grow our impact and benefit even more people in the region and beyond.”

 Biography - Aisling Curtis:

Aisling is an organisational leader with over 20 years’ experience in telecommunications and technology sectors including Global, Regional, and Irish market roles. Aisling was previously Commercial Director; Global Partner Solutions Director and her current role is Director of Strategy and Sustainability with Microsoft.

Aisling has held non-executive roles in UK, Netherlands, South Africa and more recently sat on the National Maternity Hospital Board and held an advisory role on the IMI Council. She recently completed the Insead Data and AI School and Cambridge University Sustainability Leadership in 2021-2022 along with both the Microsoft and Vodafone Leadership Development programmes. Aisling is an active member in the 30% Club Technology Steering group. She has been an IMI Mentor and a Business Mentor (Start-up/scale up) programme with Enterprise Ireland and Local Enterprise 2018/9. 

 Biography – John Moran:

John Moran is CEO and founder of RHH International a thought leadership and social entrepreneurship venture based in Limerick. He previously held the role of Secretary General at the Department of Finance helping in the post crisis recovery and he is well recognised as a champion of SMEs and advocating for more balanced regional and sustainable development in Ireland.   

In his consulting work, he has a number of roles in both private sector and not-for-profit organisations such as Chair of Grid Finance, Luna Connect, Takumi Precision Engineering, The Urban Resilient Fund (TURF), Mannok, the Limerick Tunnel PPP, Liveable Limerick and the Limerick Economic Forum. 

He was until recently Chair of the Land Development Agency and has also worked in various roles such as Board Member of the European Investment Bank, Commission member of the Central Bank, aviation lawyer at GPA Group plc and McCann FitzGerald and CEO of Zurich Bank and Zurich Capital Markets. He also served for eight years as Chair of the Hunt Museum in Limerick.

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