The Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI) has said it is delighted at the news of Moyah Murdock is to be the new chief executive at the Road Safety Authority (RSA). Appointing someone with such technical and operational expertise for the role, "demonstrates the commitment by the RSA to continuously improve road safety in Ireland," stated the Association.
Neil McDonnell, FTA Ireland General Manager commented:
"FTA Ireland welcomes the appointment of Moyah Murdock in the role of CEO at the Road Safety Authority; she clearly possesses the ability to consolidate the road safety gains made up to now, as well as improving Ireland’s road safety performance into the future."
As the former Bus Éireann chief operating officer, Ms Murdock had previously been the company’s chief mechanical engineer and holds a CPC from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport; a B Eng (Mechanical Engineering) from Queen’s University, Belfast; and an MBA from Dublin City University.
Mr McDonnell added:
"Ms Murdock’s technical qualifications will be most welcome in her new role at the RSA, particularly as the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (CVR) legislation comes into effect in the Republic of Ireland."
Ms Murdock’s experience in the transport, freight and logistics industry is extensive, having previously worked in the private sector – as part of Team Aer Lingus, Johnson Controls, and McCormick Macnaughton.
Murdock will take up her role in late January 2014, and will replace the highly regarded former CEO Noel Brett.