Pictured: Richard Hayes (photo: Bryan Meade)
Business & Finance highlights notable new appointments at Assure Hedge, Fenergo and The FD Centre in Ireland.
Richard Hayes, Chairman of the Board
Assure Hedge, the Irish-owned currency protection company, has announced they have secured a total of €2.05 million in funding following an additional €500K investment from the newly appointed chairman of the board, Richard Hayes, Chair of Global shares and former founder and CEO of IFG Group. They plan to raise further investment in mid-2019.
James Follette, Global Head of Commercial and Retail Banking
Fenergo has announced the appointment of James Follette as the Global Head of Commercial and Retail Banking. Formerly responsible for client onboarding and know your customer (KYC) transformation at Citi, James will drive growth and deliver on Fenergo’s strategic objective to provide innovative CLM solutions that digitally transform client journeys within retail and commercial banks. James will report directly into Fenergo’s CEO Marc Murphy.
Brian Stack, Chief Financial Officer
The FD Centre in Ireland
Brian Stack has been appointed as chief financial officer with The FD Centre in Ireland, a company providing owner-managed businesses with part-time finance directors.
After completing his CPA qualification at KPMG, Brian worked for EY’s Transaction Services team in New York. He held a variety of senior finance positions at PR Newswire and Accenture while also in New York. Upon his return to Ireland, Brian spent 7 years as CFO of software company Qumas and subsequently at Mobacar.