Jun 09, 2015

Minister White Announces Appointments To Dhda Board

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White, T.D., has reappointed Mr. Paul Holden, Mr. Seamas Ratigan, and Mr. Brendan McDonagh to the Board of the Digital Hub Development Agency (DHDA) for a period of two years. Mr. Holden is also reappointed as Chairperson of the Agency.

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The DHDA is the State agency charged with managing The Digital Hub cluster, which is aimed at creating an international centre of excellence for digital content and technology enterprises.   The Digital Hub is located in Dublin’s south-west inner city, in the historic Liberties area. It is currently home to 89 digital enterprises, with some 650 full-time employees.

Minister White said “The appointment of Messrs. Holden, Ratigan and McDonagh for a further term will ensure that the DHDA Board retains access to the necessary expertise and competence during a period of significant change for the Agency.  Along with preparations for its merger with Dublin City Council, the Agency is engaged in a major expansion of its enterprise office capacity through the development and refurbishment of properties on its Dublin 8 campus”.Mr. Holden is the Managing Director of Rédacteurs Ltd and a member of the Institute of Directors. He was first appointed to the Board of the DHDA in May 2012 and has served as Chairperson since January 2014.

Mr. Brendan McDonagh is the Director of Business Intelligence in the IDA. He has been a member of the Board of the DHDA since April 2013.

Mr. Seamas Ratigan is the Local Community Representative on the Board of the DHDA. He has been a member of the Board of the DHDA since May 2012.

View the full DHDA Board Membership.
Read the press release issued by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.