New and notable appointments at Bank of Ireland, Fuzion Communications, Sidero and IPUT Real Estate

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Pictured: Gráinne Henson, Head of Health Sector — Business Banking Sector, Bank of Ireland

This week saw new and notable appointments at Bank of Ireland, Fuzion Communications, Sidero and IPUT Real Estate.

Gráinne Henson, Head of Health Sector — Business Banking Sector,
Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland has appointed Gráinne Henson as Head of Health Sector on its Business Banking Sectors team. Gráinne will focus on growing the Bank’s health service lending and funding operations, guiding her team and working with healthcare providers through the post-pandemic challenges facing the sector.

Gráinne brings a vast amount of experience to her new role, with over 30 years’ experience of health service management and delivery across both the private and public sectors in Ireland and the UK. She also has experience of developing and running her own successful start-up company, and since 2014 has held senior roles as director of operations and nursing within some of Ireland’s largest and most profitable private nursing home groups.

In addition to being a Registered General Nurse, Gráinne holds a health specific MBA from City University, London and a Post-graduate Diploma in Dementia Care, from Trinity College Dublin.

Discussing Gráinne’s appointment, Jilly Clarkin, Head of Customer Journeys & SME Markets at Bank of Ireland, said:

“We are delighted to appoint Gráinne to this very important role leading the Health Sector team. Gráinne possesses vast knowledge and experience of working within the healthcare industry, which enables her to act as a trusted adviser to healthcare business owners, practitioners and providers nationwide. It’s an exciting time for Gráinne to be taking up this role, given the changed healthcare landscape in a post-Covid world, and I’m sure Gráinne will help both new and existing healthcare businesses to achieve their aims, and support existing their growth ambitions.”

Chloé Sullivan, Account Manager,
Fuzion Communications

Chloé Sullivan, Account Manager, Fuzion Communications

Fuzion Communications has announced the appointment of Chloé Sullivan to the role of Account Manager.

A seasoned communications professional, Chloé joins Fuzion with an extensive background in Corporate Affairs and Government Relations having previously worked with national and international brands across a range of sectors including technology, energy and transport.

Chloé advises clients on their corporate affairs objectives and manages bespoke campaigns to achieve defined policy or legislative outcomes. Chloé holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics and International Relations with German from University College Dublin.

Commenting on her appointment, Chloé said:

“I am very much looking forward to working alongside the team of communication experts at Fuzion, delivering great results for such a diverse range of clients and supporting them in fulfilling their corporate and public affairs objectives”

Fuzion Communications is an award-winning communications and creative agency with offices in Dublin and Cork, providing specialist PR, marketing, design and digital marketing services offering integrated campaigns across a broad range of sectors.

David Dolan, Chief Information Officer,

David Dolan, Chief Information Officer, Sidero

Sidero, a cloud and digital transformation platform has confirmed the appointment of David Dolan to the position of Chief Information Officer.

With almost 20 years’ experience in the areas of web, cloud, software engineering and digital transformation, David is tasked with driving growth and innovation within Sidero’s key markets including telecoms, fintech and the public sector. He will manage development teams on multiple client sites, ensuring all customer objectives and timelines are achieved.

In addition, David will assist in scaling up Sidero’s cloud-managed service consisting of both proactive and reactive services for migration, maintenance, and optimisation.

David joined Sidero in 2019 and has managed teams of software engineers across all areas of the business and is heavily involved in resource planning, stakeholder engagement and strategic business planning for Sidero’s clients.

Prior to joining Sidero, David worked for where he held the role of IT Operations Manager for nine years. He had overall responsibility for the site stability and maintenance, mobile apps and over 100 estate agent websites nationwide.

David holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Software Engineering from Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) (now TUS) and a Master’s degree in Technical E-Commerce from Dublin City University (DCU).

David Dolan, commented on his appointment:

“Sidero is truly solidifying its position as a leading software and cloud specialist in Ireland, and I’m hugely excited to take on such a significant role within the organisation as we continue to grow at pace.”

“My experience of working extensively with large-scale enterprise applications, migrating many clients to cloud infrastructures, and managing technical budgets will all be pivotal to my new role as CIO. I will use my knowledge and experience to help clients scale and innovate in the most efficient and cost-effective ways.”

Annete Kröger, Non-Executive Director,
Board of IPUT Real Estate

Annete Kröger, Non-Executive Director, Board of IPUT Real Estat

The Board of IPUT Real Estate has announced the appointment of Ms Annette Kröger as a non-executive Director with effect from 1 October 2022. Ms Kröger is CEO Europe of Allianz Real Estate, one of the world´s largest real estate investment managers. With a 20 year career in real estate, she adds significant international industry expertise to the IPUT Board.

John Mulcahy, Chairman, IPUT Real Estate, commented on the appointment:

“Annette brings a wealth of expertise to our Board and we are delighted to welcome her to IPUT. Her experience in the European real estate market will be invaluable as we continue to build on IPUT’s position as Ireland’s leading developer, owner and manager of prime real estate.”

Niall Gaffney, CEO, IPUT Real Estate, said: “We are pleased to welcome a Director of Annette’s calibre to IPUT. We look forward to the strategic insight she can bring to our business as we continue to deliver on our build-to-core strategy, regenerate our office portfolio and build Ireland’s leading logistics portfolio.”

Annette Kröger, CEO Europe, Allianz Real Estate said:

“I am looking forward to contributing to the board of IPUT, leveraging our global perspective and experience as a long-term investor. IPUT is the leader in Irish commercial real estate, and I am happy to join the Board as the company continues to grow with a particular focus on expanding its logistics portfolio.”

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