The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has announced the appointment of Paul Gallagher as a new non-executive director of The CCD Management Company.
“We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Gallagher to The CCD Board,” said executive chairman, Dermod Dwyer.
“Paul brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the hospitality and tourism sectors, complementing the current board’s expertise.”
Gallagher has worked in the hospitality sector for over 27 years with responsibility for hotels in Ireland, the UK and Eastern Europe. He has held a number of other non-executive roles including board member of the Tourism Recovery Task force (2011-2013) and president of the Irish Hotels Federation (2010-2012). He is the current chairman of the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) and of Irish Country Hotels, as well as general manager of Buswells Hotel.
He said: “I am looking forward to taking up this role and working with the team at The Convention Centre Dublin. Business tourism has a positive outlook for Ireland in the coming years and The CCD has long since been a key driver of this, attracting high profile international conferences and associations to Dublin.”