Two New Directors Announced at BIM; Director of Development and Innovation & Director of Economic and Strategic Services

23 September 2020

Kevin Honan has been appointed as the new Director of Development and Innovation Services at BIM.

Kevin has a wealth of experience in developing businesses and introducing commercially successful innovation with Boyne Valley Foods and C&C Group.

Kevin holds a B. Sc. (Mgmt.) from Trinity College Dublin, and an Advanced Diploma in Marketing Techniques from Technological University Dublin. He has completed professional development programmes at Henley Business School and Irish Management Institute.

Dominic Rihan has been appointed as the new Director of Economic and Strategic Services at BIM.

Dominic has been working in BIM for 30 years in the fields of fishing gear technology, stakeholder engagement and provision of policy support and advice to Government and the seafood industry.  He also spent 5 years working in the European Commission, DG MARE as a seconded national expert in Unit A2 of DG MARE that deals with the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy. While in the European Commission he was involved in the development and negotiation of the new Common Fisheries Policy as well as the development of a Commission proposal for several proposals for European fisheries regulations.