New and notable appointments at Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), Actavo, and Compass Group Ireland

Appointments | Thu 21 Feb | Author – Business & Finance
Pictured (L-R): Greg Sparks, Chairperson, VistaMilk; Brid O’Connell, CEO, Guaranteed Irish; Donagh Berry, Director, VistaMilk

Business & Finance highlights notable new appointments at Science Foundation Ireland, Actavo, and Compass Group Ireland

Brid O’Connell, Industry Advisory Committee Member

VistaMilk SFI Research Centre

Brid O’Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish, has been appointed to the industry advisory committee of VistaMilk SFI Research Centre.

In her role as a member of VistaMilk’s industry advisory committee, Ms O’Connell will provide industry opinion and guidance to the centre director and VistaMilk executive committee on the strategy, operations, and industry engagement of the centre. She will also identify priority areas for further research and collaboration and forge partnerships with leading industry stakeholders.

Michael Regan, Managing Director


Michael Reegan

Actavo has announced that Michael Regan will start with immediate effect as Managing Director, Building Solutions Ireland.

Michael has over 20 years’ experience in construction across the globe in oil, gas, commercial and residential sectors. His career in Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) has spanned from office-based engineering, bid proposals and project management roles to site based construction management roles ranging from engineering manager to project manager.

Chris Chidley, Managing Director

Compass Group Ireland

Chris Chidley

Compass Group Ireland has announced the appointment of Chris Chidley as Managing Director.

Chris Chidley joins the group from UK based VSG Vision Security Group, where he was Managing Director.

Compass Group currently employs approximately 4,500 people in Ireland and works closely with 220 Irish producers and suppliers, both large and artisanal, spending more than €50million a year on Irish produce and supplies.