Rubicon Heritage Appoints John R. Bowen as Chairman

John Bowen, new Chairman of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd
John Bowen, new Chairman of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd

We are delighted to announce the appointment of John Bowen as Chairman of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd. John is a highly regarded Irish businessman with vast experience of the engineering and construction industries. Rubicon are thrilled to have someone of his expertise and knowledge on board. A full Press Release to mark the appointment has been released:

Rubicon Heritage Appoint John R. Bowen as Chairman

19 March 2014

Archaeological consultancy firm Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd have appointed John Bowen to their Board as Chairman. Rubicon are Ireland’s largest archaeological company with their Head Office in Midleton, Co. Cork and international offices in London, Edinburgh and Swansea.

John Bowen is a Chartered Engineer and a well-known figure in Irish business. Formerly the Chairman and CEO of The Bowen Group, one of Ireland’s largest building and civil engineering contractors and with extensive operations in the UK, he now heads the consultancy firm BowenConsult with its associated BowenConstruct, an international construction contracting business. A former finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrpreneur of Year Awards programme, he has been Chairman of the Crawford Art Gallery since 2006 and is also a Director of the Soul of Haiti Foundation. He holds a BE from University College, Cork and an MBA from the prestigious Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick.

Colm Moloney, Managing Director of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome John Bowen onto the team at Rubicon. As Ireland’s largest archaeological firm, we have set our sights on further expansion into the UK market, where we have already met with considerable success. We view John’s appointment as an integral component in this expansion. As a successful businessman he brings management and strategic expertise, and as an engineer he brings an intimate knowledge of the needs of our client base. We believe this unique mix will help Rubicon in its continued growth.”

John Bowen, new Chairman of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd, commented:

“I am really looking forward to working with the team at Rubicon to develop the business in the years ahead. All my life I have been passionately interested in both business and history. It is very satisfying to have the opportunity to bring both together as this appointment does!.”

Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd are the only Irish archaeological company to have met the exacting standards of the Institute for Archaeologists ‘Registered Organisation’ quality assurance scheme, required to carry out large –scale archaeological contracts in the United Kingdom.

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