AKC News // CIF - Appointment of Mr. Tom Parlon as Director General

CIF logo The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) announced on 10 July 2007 the appointment of Mr. Tom Parlon as Director General of the organisation.

Tom Parlon has had a distinguished career in Irish public life as President of the Irish Farmers’ Association and for the past 5 years, as Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works.

Mr. Parlon succeeds Mr. Liam Kelleher who has been Director General of the CIF for the past 15 years, a period of unprecedented growth in the Irish construction industry and in the importance of the industry to the Irish economy.

Mr. Parlon takes up the position in early Autumn and the Federation looks forward to his leadership as the industry faces the challenges of implementing the NDP, and meets the challenge of climate change.

Date : 10-07-2007