We are delighted to announce that Cpl Group CFO, Lorna Conn, has been appointed as Deputy CEO. Lorna will retain the Group’s CFO responsibilities and will serve as Deputy CEO alongside Cpl’s founder and CEO, Anne Heraty. Anne Heraty has also been appointed to the global Board of Directors of Outsourcing Inc. following the completion of the acquisition of Cpl in January 2021.
Appointment of Deputy CEO
Lorna Conn was appointed as Group CFO in October 2017 and has played a significant role in the growth and performance of Cpl’s Finance and IT functions since her appointment. Over the past 12 months, Lorna also played a key role in the successful acquisition of Cpl by Outsourcing Inc.
As Deputy CEO, in addition to leading the Group’s Finance and IT functions, Lorna will also oversee Cpl’s Recruitment, Talent Solutions and Managed Service divisions, working closely with the Managing Directors of those divisions to drive continued growth. Anne Heraty, Group CEO, commented:
“We are delighted to announce the appointment of Lorna to the role of Deputy CEO. The acquisition of Cpl by Outsourcing Inc. was an extremely important step in the continued growth and development of our business. We now have the opportunity to strengthen our leadership position in the Irish market while at the same time leveraging the strengths of our new parent to enhance our international footprint. I am very excited about the future prospects for the business and pleased to have an individual of Lorna’s calibre to work along-side as we take the next step in the Cpl journey.”
Lorna Conn, Deputy CEO, added: “I am delighted to be appointed Deputy CEO and excited about the prospects for CPL as part of Outsourcing Inc. CPL has a strong and dynamic leadership team, who are passionate about client delivery and focused on growing our business in an innovative and sustainable way. We have an established, leading position in Ireland which we continue to build, to provide talent and workforce solutions to our expanding international client-base.”