Invest NI Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive

Dec 19, 2008

Invest Northern Ireland today announced that Alastair Hamilton will succeed Leslie Morrison as Chief Executive.

Mr Hamilton, who is from Northern Ireland, has over 25 years experience in the public and private sectors, most recently with BT in the UK. He also previously held the post of Economic and Business Advisor with OFMDFM.

Making the announcement, Invest NI Chairman, Stephen Kingon said: “Alastair Hamilton has a wealth of business experience coupled with strong leadership skills that will help drive Invest NI forward as it delivers against the challenging targets outlined in its third corporate plan.

“Alastair’s excellent capability in strategic development and building client relationships will be of great significance as Invest NI continues to support the growth plans of local companies and attract new inward investment despite the difficulties presented by the current global business climate.”

Mr Hamilton will formally take up the role of Chief Executive on 1 April 2009 following the retirement of Leslie Morrison on 31 March.

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