Dublin Institute of Technology today announced the appointment of Mr. David Cagney to the new position of Director of Human Resources in DIT.  The President of DIT, Professor Brian Norton said the appointment was very significant for the Institute, which has a staff of more than 2000. 

Picture: David Cagney - Director of Human Resources in DIT

Welcoming Mr. Cagney to DIT, Professor Norton said "Given the critical importance of people to the education process - in academic, administrative and support roles - this is a key appointment.  Although it may sound like a cliché, we firmly believe that people are DIT's greatest asset and we are committed to working in partnership with all our colleagues to ensure that DIT can achieve what is expected of it as a major provider of higher education, and as a driver of economic and social development in Ireland.  I am delighted to announce that David Cagney is joining us as Director of Human Resources at this very significant time in DIT's development, and I warmly welcome him as a colleague."

The chairperson of Dublin Colleges Branch TUI also welcomed Mr. Cagney as DIT's new Director of Human Resources. Aidan Kenny said "The branch notes David's professional credentials and experience and we look forward to developing a strong dynamic working relationship."

David Cagney previously worked with the City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee, the Local Government Staff Negotiations Board, the National Manpower Service and with IBEC.  Prior to joining DIT, he held the position of General Manager, Human Resources - Letter Post at An Post.  A graduate of University College Dublin, he was called to the Bar in 1993.  He took up his new position on 12 July.

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