Chairman – Rose Hynes
Rose Hynes was appointed as Chairman of the Shannon Group Board on its incorporation on the 29th August 2014. She chairs Shannon Group’s Remuneration Sub-Committee and Property and Investment Sub-Committee. She was appointed to the Board of Shannon Airport Authority as Chairman Designate in November 2012 and was appointed Chairman in January 2013. Rose is also Chairman of Origin Enterprises plc and is a non-executive director of a number of other companies in various sectors including Total Produce plc and IPL Plastics plc. Rose was also appointed to the Governing Authority of UL in December 2017.
Rose is a lawyer and was a member of the senior management team in GPA for many years. GPA was one of the world’s largest lessors and financiers of aircraft. She is also a former Chairman of Bord Gais/Ervia and former non-executive director of Bank of Ireland, Fyffes plc and Aer Lingus. She is a law graduate of University College Dublin and is a native of County Clare.