The Construction Industry Federation has announced that Hubert Fitzpatrick will take the role of its new Director General. Hubert Fitzpatrick takes over the position from Tom Parlon, who retired from the organisation on 30 June.
Hubert has previously held the positions of Director General Designate, Chief Operations Officer and Director of Housing, Planning and Development Services with the Construction Industry Federation. As Director General, Hubert has overall responsibility for the CIF in delivering its mission on behalf of members, representing the industry, liaising with government agencies and stakeholders, and management of the CIF’s business activities for its members across its wide range of construction sectors. These sectors include contracting, housing, specialist and mechanical/ electrical services contracting, and regional/ branch services.
CIF President, Joe Conway, said: I wish Tom Parlon well in his retirement and welcome Hubert Fitzpatrick’s appointment as the new Director General. I look forward to working with Hubert in his leadership of the Federation, an organisation which today represents a €32bn industry, employing 170,000 people.”
Prior to joining the CIF, Hubert worked in consultancy with a major law firm and with a number of local authorities up to senior management level.