Proud moment for local businessman

Joe Sloan.
Joe Sloan.

Whiteabbey man Joe Sloan recently received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) from the University of Ulster in recognition of his services to business and the economy of Northern Ireland.

Dr Sloan is Chairman of the Board of the SHS Group, a company he founded with his late partner Geoff Salters in 1975 and has become one of Northern Ireland’s largest private companies.

The SHS Group now has over 700 employees and a turnover of more than £400m.