New Board Appointment for Shannon Chamber

Shannon Chamber announced today that Julie Dickerson, managing director of Shannon Engine Support (SES) is to join its Board of Directors.

Welcoming Ms Dickerson to the board, chief executive Helen Downes said that her appointment brings a wealth of management experience in the aviation sector to an existing strong Chamber board.

“Her appointment will add huge value to the Chamber’s undertakings at a time when the aviation sector at Shannon is poised for change. We look forward to working alongside Julie and will value her contributions on key strategic issues.”

Julie Dickerson has been managing director of SES – a wholly owned subsidiary of CFM International, a 50/50 joint venture between GE and Snecma (Safran) – since January 2013. Prior to joining SES, she gained progressive experience through GE Six Sigma and Operations in GECAS post joining in 1997 and was promoted to lead the GECAS Engine Leasing P&L in 2007. Julie gained project leadership experience at Standard Bank in South Africa and in credit control/ collections at 3M(tm) in the U.K. She was born in South Africa, where she gained a BComm (Hons) Economics and Business Administration from University of Kwazulu Natal and UNISA before moving to Ireland in 1996.