rose to fame as one fifth of Westlife, with the band's 14 year career seeing them sell over 50 million records worldwide, achieve 14 No.
, 35, launched his solo career this year and his debut album Fire hit No2 in the charts.
We are pleased to acknowledge Markus
for his instrumental role in driving Precision's go-to-market strategy over the past couple years.
, who co-wrote songs with some other band members, sang completely solo on songs like Imaginary Diva (from the World of Our Own album), Moon River (from the Allow Us to Be Frank album), Talk Me Down (from the Where We Are album) and Before It's Too Late (from the Gravity album).
, who plays his first solo gig at Dublin's Olympia tonight, said: "It's about having the choice.
He will report into Geoff Andrew, the group's Chief Operating Officer, who states: "We are very glad to welcome Markus
in our group.
joins the plant in the New Year from the company's headquarters in Munich.
He said: "We've been keeping tabs on Markus
for two or three years and getting a player of his calibre is a real coup for this club.
Ostensibly, it is a murder mystery in which the title character, a Mi'kmaq RCMP officer named Markus
Paul, seeks to unravel the truth behind a mysterious death that has remained unsolved for more than 20 years.
The Shooting Stars team captain spent two weeks at the five star Lykia World Hotel where travel executive Markus
is the manager.
In January, circumstances were not quite right for Markus
to move abroad but this will be different in the summer.
smiles as he tells me about the start of their creative journey in 1993.