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DPS Group Promotes Dara Quirke to Director of Operations, Dublin, Ireland

Tuesday 02 March 2021

DPS Group, a privately-owned, global engineering, procurement, construction management and validation (EPCMV) firm serving high-tech process industries, is pleased to announce that Dara Quirke has been promoted to director of operations, for Dublin, Ireland. In his new role, Dara will be responsible for all aspects of the management and running of the Dublin operation including day to day operations, financial oversight, business development, resourcing, quality, and human resources.

Dara has worked for DPS for the past 11 years, filling several senior management roles including five years as Pfizer Grange Castle, head of DPS Managed Services Group, two years as project manager in the group’s Baldonnell, Co. Dublin design office, and the past five years as senior project manager in DPS Group’s US offices in Albany, NY and Boston, MA. 

“I am delighted that Dara Quirke is taking on this key role in our Irish operations,” said Aiden O’Dwyer, DPS head of operations for Ireland and UK. Over the past 11 years Dara has shown impressive leadership qualities and I have no doubt he will bring these qualities to bear in his new role.”

“After five years in the United States where I have seen the DPS business grow significantly, I’m thrilled to be returning to Dublin to take on this key role and look forward to helping the group continue its growth,” commented Dara. We face a lot of challenges ahead. But I am confident that with the help and undoubted commitment of the DPS team, we can meet any challenges head-on and maintain our path of growth.”

A 1996 mechanical engineering graduate from Dublin Institute of Technology and Trinity College Dublin, Dara has 24 years of design and execution experience, primarily in the global pharmaceutical industry. Before joining DPS, Dara held a number of senior positions with PM Group, CH2M Hill, Schering Plough, and Wyeth.

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