by Brian Byrne

Gillian Fanning, Marketing Director of automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Dublin, was elected President of the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) at the organisation’s AGM held virtually, writes Trish Whelan.

Ms Fanning commented that she was ‘looking forward to her term as president, despite the significant challenges currently facing the Industry’.

Gillian has extensive motor industry experience serving as Marketing Director of national wholesale automotive distributor Serfac Limited, Chairperson of the SIMI Wholesalers’ Committee and as a member of the Society’s Management Board. Her career to date has also included communications, marketing and change management roles in consultancy and with Guinness, Diageo and Bank of Ireland.