Venning is NI Water's new chief executive
Sara Venning is NI Water's new chief executive, the company has announced. Venning has been interim chief executive since Trevor Haslett resigned last August.
Announcing Venning's appointment, NI Water chairman Séan Hogan said: “We are delighted with this appointment which follows a competition that attracted a high calibre competitive field.
“Throughout this process we have always made it clear we were determined to make the correct choice, and in Sara we are confident that we have found a highly skilled and experienced individual and the right person to lead this complex and essential service."
Hogan added: “As a board we look forward to working with Sara, her executive team and all the staff within NI Water to build on the stability, continuity and progress that has been established in recent times.
“The future will undoubtedly hold many challenges for NI Water but with the appointment of Sara we have found the best person to maintain and develop the company as it moves forward.
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