18 September 2015
By Bryan Smyth
At its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 17th of September in Clonakilty, Cork Regional Chambers elected Ms. Maura Hunter of Mallow Chamber as Chair for the coming year.
Speaking after her election Ms. Hunter expressed her thanks to outgoing Chairman Brian Curtis of Cobh and Harbour Chamber and to the Chamber members for their nomination. Ms. Hunter added, “I am delighted to accept this position and welcome the opportunity to work more closely with the Cork Regional Chamber network over the next 12 months. The Regional Chamber movement works to promote, develop, and coordinate on issues and developments that are of regional economic importance, working to affect positively the economic health and sustainability of the Cork region. I look forward to continuing this work and the work of the Chambers movement in representing businesses to support their interests locally and nationally”
Ms. Hunter, an interior designer by profession, founded MH Designs Ltd, based in Mallow, over 23 years ago, and also currently sits on the Board of Directors of Mallow Chamber.
The Cork Regional Chambers consists of Cork, Mallow, Cobh & Harbour, Charleville, Clonakilty, Kanturk and Midleton & Area Chambers. Representatives from these Chambers meet regularly to discuss and move forward issues of common interest in the region.