Thursday 22 March 2018

On the move

James Osborne - Chairman of Independent News & Media

James Osborne has been appointed chairman of Independent News & Media following the retirement of Brian Hillery.

Mr Osborne is currently the senior independent director at Ryanair. He began his career in law firm A&L Goodbody in 1973 and was managing partner of the firm from 1982 to 1994. He has held non-executive directorships at some of Ireland's most prestigious blue-chip companies.

Mr Osborne was educated at Campbell College, Belfast, and Trinity College, Dublin.

Phil Chapman - International Marketing Officer of Kerry Foods

Phil Chapman has been appointed international marketing officer at Kerry Foods.

Phil has been group marketing director at Kerry Foods since early 2009 and prior to this was head of brand and marketing communications at T-Mobile. He joined T-Mobile in 2005 from Unilever, where he spent 23 years in a variety of marketing roles.

Michael A Norton - Director of the Irish Aviation Authority

Michael Norton has been appointed a director of the Irish Aviation Authority. Michael has held senior executive management positions in the aviation industry in Europe, the Middle and Far East, the Caribbean and Africa.

He was a founder and CFO at Dubai-based Emirates Airlines. The UCD graduate began his career at Aer Lingus.

Willie O'Reilly - Group Commercial Director at RTE

Willie O'Reilly has been appointed to the new position of group commercial director at RTE.

Willie has been CEO of Today FM since 1999. He's worked in broadcasting for almost 30 years and was executive producer of the Gerry Ryan Show for 10 years.

He has served as chairman of IBI, the representative body for independent broadcasters, and is a graduate of University College Dublin.

Kenny Neison - Finance Director of C&C

Kenny Neison has been appointed finance director of C&C Group plc. Kenny became strategy director of C&C in 2008 when he joined the company from Scottish & Newcastle.

He joined S&N in 1996 where he held a number of senior positions including UK finance director, UK strategy director, and finance director for western Europe.

John Dunne - Director of Digital at FLE Marsh

John Dunne has been appointed director of digital at independent media auditing company FLE Marsh.

John was most recently with digital marketing company Radical and its predecessor Interactive Return. Prior to this John spent seven years in London working with top UK media companies, including Mindshare, Modem Media and Diffiniti.

He returned to set up the Publicis digital media offering in Ireland in 2007.

Pat O'Doherty - Chief Executive of the ESB

Pat O'Doherty has been appointed chief executive officer at the ESB, succeeding the outgoing boss Padraig McManus, who is retiring

Pat is currently international operations director and has held a number of senior ESB positions since joining in 1981, previously being executive director of ESB Networks, executive director of ESB Power Generation and general manager of Synergen.

Kieran Rumley - Executive Director of Love Irish Food

Kieran Rumley has been appointed executive director of Love Irish Food. Kieran spent 22 years with Batchelors, where he worked over the Batchelors, Squeez and Picnic Brands.

Prior to joining Batchelors Kieran was market development manager for Dairygold and also worked at Showerings and C&C. Kieran is a mentor at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Stephen Glancey - Chief Executive Officer of C&C Group plc

Stephen Glancey has been appointed CEO of C&C Group plc. Stephen has been chief operations officer of C&C since 2008, when he joined from Scottish & Newcastle.

He joined S&N in 1992 and became operations director in 2004. Prior to this he was at Whitbread and with Ernst & Young where he qualified as a chartered accountant.

Ernst Bartschi - Non-Exec Director at CRH

Ernst Bartschi has been appointed as a director of CRH. Ernst is CEO of Sika AG, a manufacturer of chemicals for construction and industry. Prior to this he worked for the Schindler Group where he was CFO from 1997-2001.

Daniel Wilkinson - CEO of Willis UK & Ireland

Daniel Wilkinson has been appointed CEO of Willis UK & Ireland. Dan began his career at a Lloyd's Marine syndicate and spent seven years broking for Miller Insurance and Fenchurch, joining Willis in 1995. Most recently he led the Willis UK corporate division.

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