Garland CEO to become first Irish president of European engineering federation
02 June 2016
Kevin Rudden, CEO Garland and EFCA president-elect
Kevin Rudden, CEO of Irish-based international consulting engineering firm Garland, is to become the first Irish president of the European Federation of Consulting Engineering Associations (EFCA).
The EFCA is the European federation representing the consulting engineering industry and related services. It has member associations in 25 countries, which employ more than one million staff and provide €150 billion of engineering services per annum.
Rudden was officially announced as the new president at a ceremony in Sofia, Bulgaria, on Thursday (June 2), and will take over as president in June 2017 on a three year term.
Rudden, who has been CEO of Garland in 2011, is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of Engineers Ireland and is a past president of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI).
In his speech of thanks, Rudden said that “he will foster the strength of the collaborative and business-focused network that EFCA is. EFCA will continue advising the European regulators on the development a business-friendly environment to ensure our firms competitiveness in the global market”.http://www.engineersjournal.ie/2016/06/02/garland-ceo-to-become-first-irish-president-of-european-engineering-federation/http://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Kevin-Rudden-EFCA.pnghttp://www.engineersjournal.ie/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Kevin-Rudden-EFCA.pngNewsChartered Engineer,Garland