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Loughs Agency Appoints Sharon McMahon as CEO

21st February 2023
Sharon McMahon, Chief Executive Officer of the Loughs Agency
Sharon McMahon, Chief Executive Officer of the Loughs Agency

Loughs Agency has confirmed the appointment of Sharon McMahon as Chief Executive Officer.

Mrs McMahon will assume the role on a permanent basis following a recent selection process, having served as the Agency’s most senior official in an interim capacity since March 2017.

Heather Mackey, Loughs Agency Board Chairperson, congratulated Mrs McMahon on her appointment. She said: “Sharon has been with the Agency since 2014, and throughout this time she has demonstrated her passion and commitment to the long-term strategic direction of the organisation.

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to wish Sharon every success as she continues striving to deliver on our statutory functions within both the Foyle and Carlingford catchment areas.”

Commenting on her appointment, Mrs McMahon said: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to continue leading Loughs Agency as we strive to tackle the challenges currently faced by the organisation. I want to thank the Board and Sponsor Departments for putting their faith in me, and I look forward to working with our talented team, partners, and stakeholders to ensure the sustainable management of these vital ecosystems for future generations."

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