Rowing Ireland CEO Hamish Adams has announced his resignation from the organisation this week as he moves to the role of Chief Executive with Athletics Ireland.
Rowing Ireland would like to acknowledge the huge contribution that Hamish has made to our organisation in the last five years and we wish Hamish well in his new role which commences with Athletics Ireland in early May 2018.
Rowing Ireland President, Eamon Colclough commented: “Hamish has worked tirelessly for our organisation and has delivered incredible success across all our strategic areas. Since joining Rowing Ireland, Hamish has been responsible for overseeing organisational change which has seen Rowing Ireland become one of Ireland’s most eminent sporting bodies. We are committed to ensuring further success for all our stakeholders and we will now undertake a robust recruitment process to find a suitable replacement for Hamish.”
Commenting on his new appointment, Hamish Adams said: “While sorry to be leaving Rowing Ireland after five great years with the many great people I’ve had the privilege of working with and for, I’m excited by the new opportunity and challenge of leading Athletics Ireland. I am very proud of all that we have achieved during my tenure both in high performance and participation, from the delivery of an Olympic medal to the establishment of the Get Going…Get Rowing programme and I am confident that with the robust governance structures established, Rowing Ireland will continue to deliver further success.”