Conor Hogan, Senior Information Governance Manager, BSI
Business & Finance highlights the notable new appointments at First Trust Bank, BSI and Maples and Calder.
Adrian Moynihan, Head
First Trust Bank
First Trust Bank, part of the AIB Group, has appointed Adrian Moynihan as head of the organisation.
Moynihan has 17 years’ experience in retail banking, mortgages, business banking and wealth management.
He commented: “It’s great to be taking up the role at an exciting time for our customers and for First Trust Bank. We have invested strongly in Northern Ireland over the last number of years to modernise our customer offering and better meet our customers’ changing needs. I believe that through our strong customer-first focus, by investing in our people and by leveraging our broader AIB Group capabilities to bring new offerings to our customers, we will offer a truly different banking experience. We are committed to continuing to invest in our business in Northern Ireland & committed to backing our business and personal customers’ ambitions.”
Brendan O’Connor, Managing Director of AIB Group (UK) plc, said: “We are delighted to have Adrian join our team and lead the First Trust business. He will bring his industry knowledge and experience to bear on our ambition to create a sustainable, modern bank for the needs of our customers and that supports business growth in the broader Northern Ireland economy.”
Headquartered in Belfast, First Trust Bank provides around £2 billion in financing to personal, business and corporate customers across Northern Ireland.
Conor Hogan, Senior Information Governance Manager
Conor Hogan has been appointed Senior Information Governance Manager at BSI’s Cybersecurity and Information Resilience division in Sandyford, Dublin.
Hogan will focus on leading data protection and privacy projects, business development and thought leadership, while contributing to BSI’s data protection consultancy portfolio.
His experience lies in privacy and IT assurance, risk assessment, data protection, compliance and project management.
Robin McDonnell, Head of Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Alan O’Sullivan, Partner, Litigation
Callaghan Kennedy, Partner, Finance
Maples and Calder
Two new partners and a new Head of Litigation were recently appointed in Maples and Calder’s international law office in Dublin.
Robin O’Donnell has been with Maples since 2010 and was made Head of Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution on the 1 December, 2017. He specialises in insolvency and corporate recovery/restructuring.
Alan O’Sullivan has been announced as a partner in litigation. He specialises in banking litigation, lender enforcement, insolvency and restructuring, shareholder disputes and commercial property matters.
Callaghan Kennedy has been announced as a partner in finance. His work takes in CLOs, commodities, utilities, marketplace lending and other alternative asset-class financings.
These Irish partners are joined by six additional partners across the firm’s global offices.
Commenting on these partner developments, Managing Partner Nicholas Butcher, said: “We are delighted to announce these partner appointments and Robin’s promotion to Head of Litigation. It is reflective of the strong growth of the Maples group and underscores our commitment to developing and nurturing our key talent, and providing the highest quality of service in the best interests of not only our clients, but also our people.”