Press Release

Tánaiste announces appointment of Mr Kevin Kelly as interim CEO of HSE

An Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney T.D., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Kevin Kelly as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Health Service Executive.

Mr Kelly will step aside as Chairman of the Health Service Executive in order to take up this new interim position from January 1st 2005.  He will remain in place until a new CEO is appointed.

The Minister has also requested the Board of the Health Service Executive to bring forward recommendations regarding Mr Kelly’s successor as Chairman.