The Board of Fingal Dublin Chamber has appointed Anthony Cooney as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Anthony will take up his new role with Fingal Dublin Chamber on August 28.
President of Fingal Dublin Chamber, Guy Thompson said “I am delighted to welcome Anthony to Fingal Dublin Chamber as its new CEO. Anthony has over 20 years of commercial and corporate senior leadership experience with a number of organisations in Ireland and the UK. He has excellent business links, a strong track record in developing business opportunities and a deep understanding of the economic development of the Fingal region.”
With almost 350 members and growing, the Chamber is entering an exciting new phase according to Mr Thompson.
Anthony takes over from Tony Lambert, who stepped down as Fingal Dublin Chamber CEO in June.
Anthony has held senior director roles in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) industry, B2B support services and the HORECA (Hotel, Restaurant & Catering) services. He is a director of the Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance (IFSA).
Commenting on his appointment, Anthony said “I am honoured to be selected as the next Fingal Dublin Chamber CEO. Fingal is a vibrant economic area with exceptional medium and small businesses, multi-national organisations and the biggest economic entity, Dublin Airport. I’m looking forward to reaching out to existing and potential members to build further depth and strength in our membership for the benefit of all businesses in the region.
“I’m also looking forward to working with the existing President Guy Thompson and incoming President, Jock Jordan as well as Board members in making a positive contribution to the Chamber and its activities,” he added.
Anthony is married with two children and resides in Malahide. He is a keen follower of all sports and played senior inter county hurling with Waterford .
Fingal Dublin Chamber, which was founded in 1994 is now the region’s largest business organisation.