Solicitor Barry Donnelly has been appointed President of Derry’s junior Chamber.
Mr Donnelly, a lawyer at local legal firm Caldwell & Robinson, became President of the local junior chamber after taking over from Conor Margey. Peter McCartney of McCartney and Co Accountants has stepped into the role of Vice President.
Taking up the president’s post for Derry’s City of Culture year, Mr Donnelly said he is looking forward to a “very exciting” 12 months. “I am very honoured to take the position of President of the Junior Chamber throughout its period as UK City of Culture. It is a very exciting year for the City and the Junior Chamber.
The Junior Chamber is a great way for young people from all sectors of the business community to network and increase the profile and awareness of their business. I would therefore encourage anyone who interested in joining to contact me or Vice President Peter McCartney for more information.”
His appointment now puts Caldwell and Robinson in the position having twolocal chambers of commerce presidents under the same roof, as the city’s senior chamber president is currently Philip Gilliland, a senior partner in the firm.