1. Donal Connell
C.Eng., F.I.E.I., B.E.
Mr. Connell was appointed as Chief Executive on 14 August 2006. He began his career in the Department of Posts and Telegraphs and has held senior management positions in Unitrode Corporation, 3Com Corporation and Maxtor Ireland where he was General Manager prior to joining An Post. He is a non-executive Director of Xilinx Corporation’s European Board and he is Chairman of An Post National Lottery Company.
3. Jack Dempsey
B.Comm., M.B.A., M.P.A.
Mr. Dempsey joined the Post Office in 1968 as an Executive Officer in the Department of Posts and Telegraphs. During his career, he has gained wide experience in all aspects of postal operations and commercial activities, both national and international, occupying a variety of senior management positions across the Company. He was appointed as Company Secretary in March 2011.
5. Pat Knight
Human Resources Director
Mr. Knight joined An Post in March 2004 as Human Resources Director. Previously, he had been General Manager Human Resources at Waterford Crystal, which he joined in 1986 and where he held senior HR roles, both in Ireland and the UK. Previous experience includes work as a Personnel Officer with Bord na Móna plc. He is a Trustee of the An Post Superannuation Schemes and a director of Air Business Limited.
7. Liam O’Sullivan
Mails Operations Director
Mr. O’Sullivan joined An Post in 1985. During his career, he has gained broad experience across the full range of the Company’s business. He has held various senior managerial and project management positions in the Company. He was appointed as Mail Processing Director in July 2004 and also served a period as Director of Collection & Delivery Change Programmes and Operations. He took up his current position in April 2009.
9. Liam Sheehan
Sales and Marketing Director
Mr. Sheehan joined An Post in 2000 as General Manager Sales & Marketing and he was appointed as Sales & Marketing Director in October 2006. He has extensive experience in the Irish fast moving consumer goods sector and in brand creation, channel management and sales strategy. He previously held senior Sales & Marketing positions in Procter & Gamble and in Guinness and he was Commercial Director with Erin Foods. He is a director of The Prize Bond Company Limited. He is also Chairman of The Gift Voucher Shop Limited.