CEO of Suretank, John Fitzgerald has been selected as one of the top 100 most influential Chief Executives in Ireland.

The list, published in Business and Finance magazine highlights individuals including veterans of the Irish business world and new high flyers with selection based on successes throughout their career.

Speaking at the launch event, Ian Hyland, CEO and publisher of Business & Finance said: “The Business & Finance CEO 100 listing identifies the leaders of this diverse community, recognises their endeavours and we hope its publication will play a part in fostering even greater connectivity between these CEOs in all sectors across the Irish, and indeed global business community.”

Commenting on the achievement, Suretank Chairman, Mel Fitzgerald said: “John’s inclusion on this list is something we are all very proud of.  He has been instrumental in Suretank’s continued development and expansion into new markets and deserves the recognition for all of his hard work.”

John Fitzgerald said: “I was humbled by the news that my name was to be included on this list as it includes some very well known, high profile leaders from Irish business.  It is important for me to highlight the fact that Suretank consists of a strong team throughout the organisation, and this recognition is as much to do with the people that I work with day to day as it is of my own work.”

Since joining Suretank in early 2013, John has spearheaded initiatives that have seen the business expand formally into new markets including Brazil, China and the USA.  In addition, John led the acquisition of UK-based Prior Diesel to broaden the company’s product portfolio and customer offer.

Suretank has convincingly become the leading supplier of premium, innovative offshore tanks and offshore containers to the global oil and gas industry and is relied upon by many of the industries leading operators.