eir Announces New Non-Executive Directors

(Issued 20 December, 2016) eir has announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors to the board of eircom Holdings Ireland Limited (EHIL). They are David Goldie, Rosalia Portela De Pablo and Paul Reynolds.

Commenting on the announcement, Padraig McManus, Chairman said, “I am delighted to welcome our three new directors. Each brings an extraordinary level of industry knowledge as well as a range of industry experiences and unique market perspectives. This further strengthens the composition of the board which will be invaluable as it oversees the continued execution of the Group’s strategy.”

The non-executive directors join the existing members of the board of EHIL:

Padraig McManus, Chairman

Richard Moat, Chief Executive Officer

Huib Costermans, Chief Financial Officer

Parm Sandhu, Non-Executive Director

David Goldie

David has over 30 years experience in telecommunications. He has been CEO of Opal Telecom plc., CEO of TalkTalk Group as well as an executive director of The Carphone Warehouse plc and TalkTalk Group plc. David is currently Chairman of Ask4 Group and Southern Communications Ltd. Previously, he was chairman of Node4 Ltd.

Rosalia Portela De Pablo

Rosalia has 14 years experience in telecommunications as part of her 30 year career. In addition to work with Proctor and Gamble and Kimberly Clark, she has worked for Telefonica and was CEO of Ono, the Spanish telecoms and entertainment company. Currently she is Executive Chairman of Deoleo, the Spanish food group.

Paul Reynolds

Paul also has more than 30 years telecoms experience. He has been CEO of Telecom New Zealand. This followed a 24 year career with BT Group plc, where he served as a Member of the Board with responsibility for Group Technology and CEO of BT Wholesale. Paul is chairman of 9 Spokes and a director of XConnect Global Networks.


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20 December 2016