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New Chief Executive Appointed to Wicklow County Council

At a special meeting held on the 13th February, Wicklow County Council formally accepted the recommendation of its Corporate Policy Group that Emer O’Gorman be appointed Chief Executive of the Council.

O’Gorman took up her new position as Chief Executive of Wicklow County Council on 1st March 2023.

The Council’s consideration of the recommendation of the Corporate Policy Group is a requirement of the Local Government (Appointment of Chief Executive) Regulations 2014, following on from a recruitment process conducted by the Public Appointments Service.

O’Gorman has over 28 years’ experience in local government and the public sector, previously working in Fingal, Louth, South Dublin and Kildare County Councils. She was previously Director of People, Corporate & Digital Services in Fingal County Council.

The Cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council, Cllr Tommy Annesley, commented, “the Elected Members of Wicklow County Council look forward to working together with Ms O’Gorman to improve the quality of life for the people of the County.”

Source: Wicklow County Council

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