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Guaranteed Irish appoint Viatel’s Damien McCann as new Chairperson of the Board

Guaranteed Irish is delighted to announce the appointment of new Chairperson, Damien McCann, Chief Commercial Officer of Viatel Technology Group. Damien, who has served on the Board of Directors for a number of years, will take over from his predecessor, Michael Jackson, Managing Partner at Matheson LLP.  


Damien brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role and is a passionate about community involvement and sustainable job creation. He has been part of the Viatel story for 17 years and throughout his career, he has progressed through the ranks at the leading technology company.   

As an integral member of Viatel’s leadership team, Damien is also instrumental in helping indigenous Irish companies and multinationals understand complex cloud, security, and telecoms strategies.  

Damien McCann, CCO of Viatel Technology Group said: ‘It’s an absolute honour to be appointed Chairperson of such a positive and progressive organisation. I am delighted to follow on from my predecessor, Michael Jackson, who achieved great things during his tenure. The calibre of Guaranteed Irish companies is extremely high and spans many dynamic sectors and is essential to economic growth in Ireland. As the new Chairperson, I am committed to leading with passion and dedication and with a strong commitment to our members’ success, I think it’s going to be an exciting journey for us.’ 


Brid O’Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish said: ‘We are thrilled to welcome Damien McCann as the new Chairperson of Guaranteed Irish. Damien's wealth of experience and commitment to our members makes him the perfect candidate for this role. Together, we look forward to driving innovation and embracing new opportunities within the Technology sector and beyond. The future of Guaranteed Irish is committed to working with our homegrown and international members across all industries.’ 


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