The Board of Project Management Holdings Ltd (PM Group) has announced the appointment of Andy Rayner and Anthony O’Rourke to its Board. PM Group is an award-winning international project delivery firm headquartered in Ireland with over 2,200 people worldwide.
Andy Rayner is the Group’s Pharma Sector Director and Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Andy has worked with PM Group since 1989 and has over 30 years of experience, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. He has worked with many of the leading global companies on projects all over the world and is recognized internationally as a leading expert in the design of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. Andy is a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), a former Chairman of the IChemE Irish Branch and a Chapter Author for the ISPE Guide to Biopharmaceutical Process Development & Manufacturing. A Chemical Engineering graduate of University College London (UCL), he also holds a Masters Degree in Executive Leadership from University of Ulster (UoU).
Anthony O’Rourke is the Operations Director responsible for PM Group’s Ireland and Western Europe operations. Anthony has worked with PM Group since 1994 and has over 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical sector. During his career, Anthony has worked on projects in Ireland, Europe and the USA. His experience spans all aspects of project delivery including design, construction, commissioning and qualification and he previously worked in senior roles, including Engineering Manager and Operations Manager, as well as managing some of PM Group’s largest client accounts. A Chemical Engineering graduate of Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), he also holds a Masters Degree in Executive Leadership from University of Ulster (UoU).
Announcing the appointments, PM Group Chairman Dan Flinter said: “These two appointments to PM Group’s Board will really augment the already considerable breadth and depth of senior experience available to our business. Between them, Andy and Anthony will bring over 60 years of relevant experience to bear for our Board. I believe that their unique skills and insight into how to effectively deliver for our clients as well as the diversity of their industry experience will serve the Board well.
PM Group Chief Executive Dave Murphy also welcomed the appointments, saying: “I am delighted with the appointments of Andy and Anthony and wish them well in their new roles on the Board of PM Group. I look forward to working with them as we continue to grow and develop our International business.”
PM Group is an international project delivery company, operating across Europe, the USA and Asia. The Group has a 45-year track record in project management, process design, facility design and construction management for leading multinational companies. It is a world leader in the pharmaceutical, food, mission-critical, med-tech, advanced manufacturing and energy sectors.