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15 October 2020

Positioning leadership for global growth

Linesight is pleased to announce a number of new senior leadership positions to help drive the company’s growth aspirations and global positioning.  

Steven Cooke has been appointed as Group Director Strategic Growth for Linesight, to nurture strategic client relationships, maximize global penetration and help deliver Linesight’s sustainable growth and profitability ambitions. Steven has spent the past four years in Linesight’s San Francisco office leading the US team, diversifying the client base and growing the entire American operation. Steven is an Executive Board member and plays a pivotal role in the creation of company strategy.  

Steven Cooke

Patrick Ryan replaces Steven and has taken over as Executive Vice President Americas for Linesight. Pat has been the East Coast lead in the US for six years and has grown the New York office, increased revenues and positioned Linesight as a leading brand in the region. Pat plays a key role on Linesight’s Executive Board, is hugely client focused and will continue to expand the region while building close strategic client relationships.  

Pat Ryan

John Doherty has been appointed onto Linesight’s Executive Board as Group Chief Information Officer (CIO). John joined Linesight over six years ago and has developed the company’s operational, systems and infrastructural support mechanisms. With almost 20
years’ industry experience, John will now drive the future technical strategic direction of Linesight to ensure it is fit for purpose for our clients and entire team globally.
  

John Doherty

Fiona D’Arcy has been appointed onto Linesight’s Executive Board as Group Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Fiona has provided consultancy support and strategic counsel to the leadership team of Linesight over the past five years. Fiona was instrumental in rebranding the company in 2016. Fiona brings over 25 years’ experience to the role from both large-scale and entrepreneurial organizations and will play a pivotal role in brand development and positioning globally.  

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Commenting on the appointments, Gerard Campbell, CEO said:  

“I would like to extend my thanks to Steven for the outstanding contribution he has made to date in building our US business and look forward to continuing to work with him in his new global role. I also sincerely congratulate Pat as he moves into his new position as EVP Americas. As one of our fastest growing regions in the world I have great confidence in Pat’s ability to expand our operations in the region and continue to meet the needs of our clients there."
“Both John and Fiona are hugely welcome additions onto our Executive Board, as we strive to become a more diverse and inclusive firm. John and Fiona will bring valuable external market knowledge and industry experience to bear in their respective disciplines and help to constructively challenge our thinking at Board level and support our clients all over the world. I am so pleased to have them join us on our exciting journey of growth beyond 2021.”