John Keaney was appointed as CEO of SIRO in November 2018 having served as Finance Director since the company was established by ESB and Vodafone in 2014. He joined SIRO following ten years with Vodafone Ireland, where he served in a variety of roles including Head of Financial Operations and Financial Controller. Prior to joining Vodafone in 2004, John was a senior manager with Deloitte in London. He holds an Economics degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
SIRO is building Ireland’s first 100% Fibre-to-the-Building broadband network, which delivers a 1 Gigabit (1,000 Megabit) internet connection. The SIRO network now covers over 350,000 homes and businesses across 21 counties.
John is originally from London, but now lives in Wicklow with his family. He is passionate about diversity and inclusion, believing it leads to better functioning teams and organisations. The board and the leadership team in SIRO is 50% male and 50% female.