Northern Ireland’s Donnelly Group has appointed Dave Sheeran as its new managing director.
Dave Sheeran moves to the Donnelly Group from Opel Ireland, where he was Managing Director. Sheeran has 30 years of industry experience, encompassing Sales, Marketing and Aftersales in the UK and Europe.
The Donnelly Group was founded in 1947. It now employs 720 staff across eight locations in Northern Ireland, representing 18 manufacturers including Fiat, Honda, Land Rover, Mitsubishi, Vauxhall and Volkswagen.
Terence Donnelly, Executive Chairman of the Donnelly Group, commented: “Dave Sheeran has a wealth of experience in the motor industry and is one of the most respected leaders in the local vehicle retailer sector and we’re delighted with his appointment.“As the Donnelly Group celebrates 70 years serving the motoring public, I know that Dave Sheeran shares our values and will drive the Donnelly Group to continued future success.”
Directors Raymond Donnelly and Houston Taggart, added:“The Donnelly Group is an institution in the local motoring sector and we are intent on continuing the pioneering strategy that differentiates the Group for its customers and the manufacturers we represent.
“Over the last number of years, we have strengthened our partnership with our vehicle franchises and invested in our showrooms as we continue to offer our customers the best value and service.”