Unfortunately due to current restrictions we could not give John the celebration he deserved but we did manage to mark this special occasion with an outdoor presentation.
We asked John to fill us in on his time with ESI
ESI: John, where did it all start?
John: Before I started with the company, I was a piping designer. I was doing a few extra hours in my own time doing work for Chempump Engineering, designing systems. That led to me moving to a full time position with them. Chempump Engineering was a sister company to Southern Engineering, which later became the ESI Technologies Group that you know today.
ESI: Where was that based?
John: When I started we were based in Crawford Commercial Park, Bishops Street in Cork City. There was only about a half dozen of us at the time, a big difference from the 80 plus currently in ESI!
ESI: What is the secret of your longevity?
John: There is no secret, ESI are are great company to work for and have great people, it makes it easy! I have also developed within the company. I have enjoyed every minute.
ESI: What are your hopes for the future?
John: I hope they keep me on!! (laughs). I look forward to seeing the company develop further and hope I will have a few join me in the 30 year club! There are a few not too far behind me.
ESI would like to thank John for his 30 years of service. He is a role model and we wish him many more years ahead!