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Donal Devery appointed as Chief Executive of Anecto

Posted in Corporate News News on 7th November 2017

Donal Devery, Anecto, CEO

The Board of Anecto has announced that Donal Devery has been appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Donal takes up the position with immediate effect, succeeding Frank Cashman, who founded Anecto in 1994 with Liam Maher.

Donal brings over 15 years’ experience in the medical device and electronics sectors. He previously held the role of COO at Anecto for the past two years and prior to that, he was CEO of Vysera Biomedical, a position he held for 10 years.
Anecto currently employs over 80 people at its facilities in Galway, the UK, Netherlands and Spain and serves over 300 customers across 20 countries. The company provides testing and consultancy services across the medical device, energy and renewables and IT industries.

Frank Cashman, Chairman of Anecto, said: “I am delighted that Donal will be taking up the position of CEO, he has already made a significant contribution to the development and growth of the company. The Board and I believe that it was the right time for a change and trust the company will continue to prosper under Donal’s leadership.

“I am very proud of the company that Liam and I set up 23 years ago from modest beginnings to an industry leading service provider across multiple sectors. The Board will continue its focus on developing long-term plans to build on our recent growth and successes including laboratory of the year 2017”.

As CEO, Donal will also join the Board of Anecto along with Frank, Liam and Pat Kerr.

Commenting on his appointment, Donal said: “I am very much looking forward to the challenge of leading Anecto over the coming years and continuing to develop the company’s various business units. Over the past two years, I have experienced the hard work and determination of the team, which I know will continue to drive the business”.