Engineering group Mincon has appointed Brian Lenihan as its chief financial officer with immediate effect. 

Mr Lenihan will be based at the company's head office of the company in Shannon, Co Clare.

John Doris, the interim chief financial officer since last September, will remain with Mincon for a short transitional period to effect the handover to Mr Lenihan. Mr. Lenihan will also take on the role of company secretary from Mr Doris.

Mincon specialises in the design, manufacture, sale and servicing of rock drilling tools and associated products