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Limerick Chamber Business Excellence Series: Leadership Event


Limerick Chamber Business Excellence Series: Leadership Event

Limerick Chamber is set to host a leadership event on Thursday, June 29, from 7.30 am to 9 am in the 1st Floor Boardroom, Limerick Chamber 96 O’Connell Street. This event will take place as part of their Limerick Chamber Business Excellence Series.

The key speakers for the event will be Dr James Ring CEO Limerick Chamber: James is the CEO of the Limerick Chamber and previously held the position of CEO of Limerick Civic Trust for four years where he was responsible for managing a number of significant projects and change programmes.  Prior to this, he was the project manager at UL where he worked specifically on improving education attainment rates in regeneration communities. He began his career with IBEC as an Environment and Public Affairs Executive, he also holds a degree in Environmental Science from UL, a PhD in Environmental Chemistry from LIT, a diploma in management from DIT and has completed an MBA in UL.



The second key speaker will be Professor Colette Cowan, CEO University Hospital Limerick: Professor Colette Cowan is the current CEO of UL Hospitals Group, she leads an organisation providing services to some 400,000 people in the Mid-West and with a workforce of approximately 3,500 staff spread across 6 sites, and she is also responsible for an annual group budget of 331 million (2016). Colette has over 28 years experience in the health services across a variety of roles from Director of Nursing (the youngest person ever to fulfil this role) before becoming the first Group Director of Nursing and Midwifery. Since her appointment as Group CEO, Colette has been leading the reform agenda at UL Hospitals Group as it strives to become one of the top three hospital groups in the country.

This event will discuss the practicalities of being a good lease, and all that leadership entails- the trials and tribulations and the ability to drive the company towards progression and growth while maintaining a healthy work/life balance

Places are limited therefore please book your place now for the Limerick Chamber Business Excellence event free to avoid disappointment. Bookings to Limerick Chamber Events Manager Caoimhe Moloney- [email protected]   061 217607

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