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Dell Bank in Ireland officially launched by An Taoiseach this morning

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today joined Aongus Hegarty, Dell’s president of EMEA and Cormac Costelloe, general manager, Dell Financial Services, EMEA to officially launch Dell’s bank in Ireland. Following the award of a full commercial bank license by… Read more »

“We could lose our own key talent if the cost of living doesn’t improve,” — CEO Q&A with Barbara McGrath of Brightwater

Pictured: Barbara McGrath, Managing Director, Brightwater Barbara McGrath is the Managing Director of Brightwater, a recruitment specialist established in Dublin in 1998. The company has bases in Dublin and Cork, and employs 45 staff including 30 consultants.  What are your main priorities and goals in your role?  The main priority for me as CEO of… Read more »

“Talent shortage is the most pressing challenge facing our industry” — CEO Q&A with Mark O’Sullivan of Provest

Pictured: Mark O’Sullivan, CEO of Provest Mark O’Sullivan is the CEO of Provest. Provest is a financial planning company based in Douglas, Cork. What are your main priorities and goals in your role? My main priorities and goals are to ensure that this business meets its obligations in terms of client and staff expectations, and… Read more »

“When a company truly cares for their employees, success will follow” – CEO Q&A with Peter Hyland of Carroll’s Irish Gifts

Pictured: Peter Hyland, CEO of Carroll’s Irish Gifts Peter Hyland is the CEO of Carroll’s Irish Gifts. The souvenir and gift shop was established in 1982 and has locations across Ireland.  What are your main priorities and goals in your role? We are coming out of COVID with a new vision, mission and values. This… Read more »

Managing Cyber Risk in Mergers & Acquisitions

With a near four-fold increase in ransomware attacks over the last two years, it’s no surprise that ‘cyber-attacks and data breaches’ is the main concern facing Irish businesses at present as revealed by Aon’s 2021 Global Risk Management Survey. The survey, which gathers input from C-Suite leaders and risk managers, demonstrates how an increased reliance… Read more »

CFO 100 Index 2021 in association with Sia Partners – Part 3

The Business & Finance CFO 100 Index 2021, in association with Sia Partners, recognises the top 100 Chief Financial Officers working across some of the most innovative companies in Ireland and the UK today. To launch this Index, Business & Finance is hosting a virtual thought leadership panel discussion on the key issues facing the CFO today…. Read more »

Takeaways from the FS Leaders Summit

The FS Leaders Summit took place on 18th November, bringing together global leaders in Financial Services The FS Leaders Summit took place Thursday, 18th November, bringing together global leaders in Financial Services online, and hosting C-Suite engagement activities across Financial Services disciplines. The role of finance is ever-changing, and today’s finance leaders inspired and influenced… Read more »

Chief Financial Officer 100 2017: H-L

Ahead of the launch of the CFO 100 in association with Friends First at The Merrion on Wednesday May 24th, we bring you the third instalment in a five-part series featuring the leading financial officers in Ireland. Simon Henry / Three Simon Henry has been Chief Financial Officer at Three Ireland since July 2012. Previous to this… Read more »

February 2015: Gary McGann, CEO, Smurfit Kappa Group

Pictured: Ian Hyland, Business & Finance; Gary McGann, CEO, Smurfit Kappa Group (Business Person of the Month in association with AIB Private Banking); Gerard Corcoran, client director, AIB Private Banking. Under Gary McGann’s leadership, SKG continues to record exceptional growth in both profits and earnings per share. In February, Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) announced results for… Read more »

July 2013: Smurfit Kappa

Ian Hyland, publisher, Business & Finance presents Gary McGann, group CEO, SKG and the management team of SKG with the July 2013, Company of the Month award. Smurfit Kappa continues to perform strongly with shares in the company rising significantly. Shares in the Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) – the largest paper packaging producer in Europe… Read more »

Global 100: Gary McGann, Smurfit Kappa Group

One of Ireland’s first ever major multinationals, the Smurfit Kappa Group is still expanding globally under the stewardship of Gary McGann. Gary McGann is group CEO of the Smurfit Kappa Group plc (SKG). SKG is one of the world’s leading paper-based packaging companies, with a turnover last year of over €7.5 billion and pre-tax profits… Read more »

Irish identity verification solution, ID-Pal, expands into the United States

ID-Pal promises to simplify identity verification for SMEs. Its expansion into the US follows a successful launch in the UK in 2022. Irish identity verification solution ID-Pal today announced its official launch into the US market. Championed by Enterprise Ireland, the US launch is building on ID-Pal’s success in serving enterprises across 30 industries. Offering global coverage… Read more »

ESG agenda the focus of conversation at Principals Club dinner

Pictured: C-suite business and political leaders ahead of the Principals Club dinner in the Constitution Room of the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin By David Monaghan, Deputy Editor, Business & Finance The Principals Club, an international gathering of C-suite business and political leaders, convened at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin to discuss and debate the pressing need to… Read more »

Business & Finance CEO 100 Index 2022 — Part 2

Business & Finance has released the annual CEO 100 Index, recognising the leading chief executives operating in Ireland in 2022. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 Download full index Neil Freshwater, Chief Executive Officer, Zurich Insurance Plc Neil Freshwater is the CEO of Zurich Insurance plc (ZIP) the main licensed legal entity for all EU based general… Read more »

New and notable appointments at Matheson LLP, Objectway, Green Rebel and Zyte

Pictured (L-R): Michael Jackson, Managing Partner, Maireadh Dale, Partner, and Paddy Molloy, Partner and Head of Finance and Capital Markets, Matheson. This week saw new and notable appointments at Matheson LLP, Objectway, Green Rebel and Zyte. Maireadh Dale, Senior Partner, Finance and Capital Markets, Matheson LLP Matheson LLP, Ireland’s largest law firm, has appointed Maireadh Dale as a… Read more »