Ardmac, the leading international construction specialist, has announced the appointment of Alan Coakley as Chief Operations Officer of Ardmac Group. Ardmac directly employs over 300 people across Ireland, the UK and Europe, and provides specialist construction services to the commercial fit out, biotech and data centre sectors.
Moving from his previous role as Managing Director of Ardmac, Alan will take up a new central position as Chief Operations Officer of the company in order to facilitate the continued growth of the business both domestically and internationally, and to oversee various business improvement initiatives.
A native of Dublin, Alan joined Ardmac in 2013 as Group Operations Director, where he progressed to Managing Director while leading the main contracting, microelectronic and pharmaceutical teams at Ardmac. With over 36 years’ experience in the construction industry, Alan began his career as a quantity surveyor, and progressed through project management and contracts management roles in Ireland and the UK. Alan holds chartered memberships of the CIOB, SCSI and RICS.
Ronan Quinn, CEO of Ardmac, commented on the appointment; “I am delighted that Alan has taken up this new important role of Chief Operations Officer at Ardmac. Alan has been instrumental in the growth of our business since he joined the company, and in this new role we will support him in his endeavours to achieve our vision to be contractor of choice for clients and the workplace of choice for great people.”
Ardmac also won the Customer Experience Award at the Lean Business Ireland Awards, which took place recently. The Lean Business Ireland Awards recognise and celebrate enterprise excellence achievements in Ireland, commending companies that demonstrate excellence in their strive towards a competitive operation.