The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation released the following statement:
The Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Batt O’Keeffe TD, today announced that former chief executive of Enterprise Ireland Dan Flinter is to chair the inter-agency team set up to coordinate the activities of the State’s job creation and training agencies following the Quinn Insurance redundancies.
Minister O’Keeffe made the announcement following a meeting today in Cavan with worker representatives of the company.
Minister O’Keeffe described Mr Flinter’s appointment as: ‘an important signal of the importance the Government attaches to our coordinated and speedy response to the voluntary redundancies in Quinn Insurance.
‘Mr Flinter has played a key role in the development of Irish industrial policy and his calibre and expertise will be significant assets in our efforts to meet the needs of workers in Quinn Insurance who are losing their jobs.