Waterways Ireland has appointed Linda Megahey as Finance & Personnel Director to strengthen corporate leadership as the organisation primes itself for an ambitious growth path in the future. The move has been described as the latest in a series of ‘strategic appointments’ as the organisation prepares to publish its 10-year strategy in the coming months.

Linda has over 25 years’ experience in commercial and financial management working across a number of sectors and latterly in the food and agri sector with Devenish Nutrition. She is a professional chartered accountant with membership of ACCA and is currently a Board member and Treasurer of Aware Northern Ireland.

John McDonagh, Chief Executive of Waterways Ireland, commenting on her appointment said:

“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Linda to the leadership team of Waterways Ireland. Linda brings a wealth of corporate and commercial experience to the organisation and she is ideally placed to support our ambitions for growth. Over the next ten years we will pursue a clearly defined strategy which will have many opportunities and a share of challenges. I’m confident that Linda has the skills and expertise required to enable Waterways Ireland to thrive both now and into the future.”

Commenting on her appointment, Linda Megahey said:

I’m delighted to be appointed Finance and Personnel Director of Waterways Ireland and look forward to working with my new colleagues and other stakeholders in contributing further to the future success and growth of Waterways Ireland.”