PJ Hegarty Announces Key Internal Promotions to Strengthen Leadership Team

PJ Hegarty, one of Ireland’s most progressive building companies with a history of building excellence in Ireland and the UK, has announced three appointments within its management team.

Founded in 1925, PJ Hegarty is Ireland’s most progressive building company, renowned for its commitment to building lasting partnerships, safety, quality, and sustainability; the company continues to be at the forefront of the industry as it heads towards its 100 years in business in 2025.

Maurice Killeen Appointed as Operations Director for the Southern Region

In his 30+ years’ experience since joining PJ Hegarty & Sons in 1993 as a Graduate Civil Engineer, Maurice has worked across a wide range of sectors within the industry, with a particular emphasis on large civil, industrial, pharmaceutical, and commercial projects. Maurice’s pro-active and structured approach to complex and challenging projects has contributed to a consistent track record of delivery for PJ Hegarty’s clients and led to his appointment as a Regional Director in 2015 and Main Board Director in 2022. Maurice was appointed Operations Director for the Southern Region in 2024.

John Gavigan and Seamus Sheahan Step into Roles as Regional Directors for the Eastern Region

John Gavigan joined PJ Hegarty in 1996 and has consistently demonstrated exceptional skill and leadership. Recognised with awards from CIOB and ICI, John advanced to Contracts Manager and was named Regional Director in 2023. His diverse project portfolio, including notable undertakings such as 10 Molesworth Street, Zoetis, and Tropical Fruit Warehouse, showcases his versatile and dynamic approach to construction management.

With over 28 years of industry experience, Seamus Sheahan joined PJ Hegarty as a Project Director in 2022. His expertise and wide-ranging industry knowledge span various sectors, from residential to microchip technology. Seamus’s appointment as a Regional Director in 2023 is a testament to his ability to manage large and complex projects, further strengthening PJ Hegarty’s leadership in the Eastern Region.

These appointments reflect PJ Hegarty’s commitment to excellence and its belief in nurturing talent from within with Maurice, John, and Seamus set to play pivotal roles in PJ Hegarty’s ongoing success.

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