Lorna Conn appointed deputy CEO of CPL Resources
27 April 2021
Talent and workforce solutions company CPL Resources, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Outsourcing Inc. has appointed former group CFO, Lorna Conn, as deputy CEO in a role which will see her retain the group’s CFO responsibilities and serve as deputy CEO alongside CPL’s founder and CEO, Anne Heraty.
Anne Heraty has also been appointed to the global Board of Directors of Outsourcing Inc. following the completion of the acquisition of CPL in January 2021.
Lorna Conn was formerly appointed as Group CFO in October 2017 and has played a significant role in the growth and performance of CPL’s Finance and IT functions since her appointment. Over the past 12 months, Conn also played a key role in the successful acquisition of CPL by Outsourcing Inc.
As deputy CEO, in addition to leading the group’s finance and IT functions, Conn will also oversee CPL’s recruitment, talent solutions and managed service divisions, working closely with the managing directors of those divisions to drive continued growth.
Anne Heraty, group CEO, said CPL was delighted to announce the appointment. “The acquisition of CPL by Outsourcing Inc. was an extremely important step in the continued growth and development of our business,” Heraty said. “We now have the opportunity to strengthen our leadership position in the Irish market while at the same time leveraging the strengths of our new parent to enhance our international footprint. I am very excited about the future prospects for the business and pleased to have an individual of Lorna’s calibre to work along-side as we take the next step in the CPL journey.”
“CPL has a strong and dynamic leadership team, who are passionate about client delivery and focused on growing our business in an innovative and sustainable way,” added Lorna Conn, deputy CEO. “We have an established, leading position in Ireland which we continue to build, to provide talent and workforce solutions to our expanding international client-base.”