Chairman welcomes the appointment of Mike Quinn to the Board of Shannon Group plc

Thursday, 12 March 2020: The Chairman of Shannon Group plc has welcomed the appointment of Limerick man Mike Quinn, CEO of the Doncasters Group, to the board of Shannon Group plc. Mr Quinn has been appointed by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, to serve on the board for a three-year term.


Welcoming the appointment, Rose Hynes, Chairman, Shannon Group said:  “I warmly welcome Mr Quinn to the Board. He brings a wealth of knowledge and his extensive experience in the private, semi-state and aviation industry sectors will be of particular support to Shannon Group as we focus on delivering our ambitious future development strategy. 


“I look forward to working with Mr. Quinn at this exciting and challenging time for Shannon.”




Biography – Mike Quinn:

Mike Quinn is an experienced executive having held roles at CEO and senior level since 2007. He is currently CEO of UK based Doncasters Group, a leading international manufacturer of high-precision alloy components. Doncasters Group serves, among others, the aerospace and automotive markets worldwide, with manufacturing plants in the UK, US and Germany.


He is former CEO of both Ervia and Bord Na Mona and was Chief Operating Officer of WElink Energy, a global renewables company. Prior to these roles, Mr. Quinn was group vice president of Precision Castparts airframe segment, a US Aerospace manufacturing company. He previously held senior management roles in Tellabs, Stryker and Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon.


Mr. Quinn holds a degree in Applied Physics and Electronics from Dublin City University, a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management from the University of Limerick. He has completed advanced leadership programmes at the University of Michigan, USA, and Canfield University in the UK. More recently, he has attended the authentic leaders programme in Harvard University, and completed the Institute of Directors Diploma course in Company Direction at the Irish Management Institute.