The Enterprise & Finance CFO 100 Index 2023, in affiliation with Sia Companions, recognises the highest 100 Chief Monetary Officers working throughout a few of the most revolutionary corporations in Eire and the UK at this time.
To launch this Index, Enterprise & Finance hosted a digital thought management panel dialogue on the important thing points dealing with the CFO at this time.
The theme is: CFOs main the strategic value problem. Monetary leaders will talk about navigating an unpredictable enterprise panorama whereas overcoming challenges and discovering alternatives for progress.
Niall Dolan, Chief Monetary Officer,
Niall Dolan started working in Applegreen plc in 2015 as Head of Company Finance & Treasury. He took on the position of Chief Monetary Officer in July 2017.
Previous to Applegreen, Dolan labored as CFO for ISS Facility Providers Eire and was Divisional Monetary Controller for One51 plc earlier than that. He additionally labored with PricewaterhouseCoopers for 4 years.
He studied Commerce in College Faculty Dublin and adopted that with a Masters of Accounting and Finance.
Siobhán Dowling, Finance Director,
Siobhán Dowling is a Chartered Accountant with business evaluation, technique, audit and monetary accounting expertise inside giant multinationals.
She is dedicated to offering correct and well timed enterprise insights. Dowling is famend as a versatile, devoted and self-motivated skilled.
Thady Duggan, Senior Supervisor — CFO & Enterprise Worth,
Thady Dugan is a Chartered Accountant with over fifteen years’ expertise in each giant and small multinationals. He was awarded top quality honours within the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Enterprise College MBA.
Duggan’s profession displays a monitor report in efficiently implementing change and managing worldwide finance groups, mixed with sturdy analytical, organisational, reporting and interpersonal abilities.
At Accenture Technique, he’s utilizing the abilities and data he has gained so far to work together with his colleagues to ship options to complicated strategic points for purchasers, primarily associated to the CFO agenda.
Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson, Chief Monetary Officer,
Paul Edgecliffe-Johnson joined Flutter in March 2023 as Group CFO. Previous to that, he served as Group CFO and Head of Technique at IHG plc for ten years, having beforehand held a lot of senior management positions together with main Investor Relations, International Company Finance, Group Monetary Planning and Evaluation, International Tax, Improvement for EMEA, Chief Monetary Officer for Europe, Asia, Center East and Africa and served in 2010 as Interim Regional President of EMEA.
He joined IHG from HSBC Funding Financial institution the place he spent seven years working inside Company Finance.While at HSBC, Edgecliffe-Johnson suggested a variety of multinational corporations on fairness and debt fund raisings, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
Earlier in his profession he studied legislation after which spent 4 years with Worth Waterhouse, specialising in mergers and acquisition taxation. He’s a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, a member of the Affiliation of Company Treasurers, and a graduate of the Harvard Enterprise College Superior Administration Programme.
Brice Evin, Chief Monetary Officer,
Brice Evin was appointed CFO of Vodafone Eire in October 2020 and is accountable for the strategic path of Vodafone Eire, managing complicated digital and enterprise transformation programmes, growth and knowledge methods.
Vodafone is Eire’s primary communications supplier with 2.3 million clients throughout its cellular, mounted and TV companies, using almost 3,000 individuals nationwide. Vodafone has invested greater than €2billion in vital community infrastructure and new applied sciences in Eire and is dedicated to connecting for good and enabling an inclusive and sustainable digital society
Previous to becoming a member of Vodafone, Evin spent three years as Head of Finance, Client Enterprise Unit for VodafoneZiggo. He first started working at Vodafone in 2009 as a Mergers & Acquisitions Supervisor. He spent eight years augmenting his expertise and in the end secured the position of Head of Finance Europe Area.
His academic background features a Grasp’s diploma in Telecommunications Engineering from IMT Atlantique and an MBA, Administration from INSEAD.
Brian Fagan, Chief Monetary Officer,
Brian Fagan joined I-RES as Finance Director on April twenty sixth 2021. Since then, he has performed an instrumental position within the supply of internalisation for the Firm, together with constructing an skilled finance group who’ve taken over the administration of the finance perform for the Firm put up internalisation.
Previous to becoming a member of the agency, Fagan was CFO for Island Capital and previous to that was Group Finance Director of Ballymore Group, a world property growth and funding group with operations in Eire, the UK and continental Europe. He additionally beforehand labored for DCC plc and acted as Finance Director of Flogas plc.
Fagan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a B.Comm and a post-graduate Diploma in Skilled Accounting from UCD.
Liam Fahey, Monetary Controller,
Liam Fahey is Monetary Controller of Portwest, a world clothes manufacturing firm who concentrate on flame-resilient and high-visibility workwear and PPE, based mostly in Westport, Eire. Portwest had been the primary recipients of the Enterprise & Finance Awards Elevation Award in 2018.
Brendan Feeney, Chief Monetary Officer,
Brendan Feeney joined Valeo Meals in 2012 as Chief Monetary Officer. Beforehand, Feeney held CFO roles with Kingspan Group plc throughout Eire, the UK, Western Europe, North America and Australia between 2000 and 2012. Earlier than that, he labored with Deloitte in Eire.
Saragh Fitzpatrick, Chief Monetary Officer,
Homes of the Oireachtas
Saragh Fitzpatrick is a certified ACCA accountant working because the Chief Monetary Officer of the Homes of the Oireachtas Service, with accountability for a funds of roughly €150 million every year.
She beforehand labored as Director of Finance and Company Governance with Caranua (Residential Establishments Statutory Fund), in control of the monetary administration of the voluntary fund supplied for the assist of survivors of institutional abuse. Fitzpatrick additionally fulfilled the perform of Information Safety Officer in that organisation.
She beforehand labored as an Auditor with the Well being Service Govt, tasked with auditing a variety of organisations funded by the HSE and TUSLA, and previous to that with the Workplace of the Comptroller and Auditor Basic, auditing Authorities departments and academic institutes.
Fitzpatrick has over fifteen years’ expertise within the Life Assurance business, as a Product Improvement and Administration skilled with expertise in mission administration and dealing in a multi-dimensional group.
Mark Garvey, Group Finance Director and Govt Director,
Mark Garvey was appointed as Group Finance Director of Glanvia on November twelfth 2013.
Previous to becoming a member of Glanbia, he held the place of Govt Vice President and Chief Monetary Officer till 2012 with Sara Lee Company, a number one international meals and beverage firm. Garvey additionally held a lot of senior finance roles within the Sara Lee Company within the US and Europe and previous to that he labored with Arthur Andersen in Eire and the US. A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire and the American Institute of Licensed Public Accountants.
Garvey graduated from College Faculty Dublin with a Bachelor of Commerce diploma and Diploma in Skilled Accounting and has an Govt MBA from Northwestern College, Illinois.
John Gibbons, Group Chief Monetary Officer,
John Gibbons was appointed Group Chief Monetary Officer of ATA Group in 2016. He was beforehand an accountant at KPMG earlier than taking on a task as Regional Finance and Operations Supervisor at Dole plc. He went on to carry the place of Company Improvement Director on the agency earlier than becoming a member of ATA Group.
Gibbons is a Non-Govt Director at SwiftComply and holds a Bachelor’s Diploma in commerce from College Faculty Dublin. He’s additionally a chartered accountant.
Catherine Gubbins, Chief Monetary Officer,
Catherine Gubbins was appointed Group Chief Monetary Officer of DAA plc on Might 1st 2021 and has been a member of the DAA Group govt group for a lot of years.
Beforehand, Catherine was Director of Finance, having initially joined the DAA Group as Group Monetary Controller in December 2014. She additionally labored at PricewaterhouseCoopers for seventeen years and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire.
Gubbins is accountable for the group finance perform, its Shared Providers centre, group procurement and authorized capabilities. In addition to offering strategic path in these areas this consists of accountability for all monetary governance, reporting and controls throughout the Group in addition to FP&A, Treasury (together with elevating of all exterior debt), Taxation, Procurement and Authorized.
Gubbins additionally has major accountability for administration of key exterior monetary stakeholder relationships together with with lenders, banking companions and our score company. She is a director of Aer Rianta Worldwide cpt and Aer Rianta Worldwide (Center East) wll, and a lot of different DAA group subsidiaries together with daa Worldwide Ltd and daa Finance plc.
Gubbins served as Interim Chief Govt of DAA from September 2022 till the beginning of 2023 whereas the method to recruit a brand new everlasting CEO was underway following the departure of Dalton Philips.
John Heade, Chief Monetary Officer and Govt Director,
John Heade is the Chief Monetary Officer of New Eire the place he’s additionally an govt director. Heade has been CFO at New Eire since 2020.
He beforehand held a task at Irish Life Assurance, the place he was head of accounting at Irish Life Retail. Heade was Monetary Management & Reporting Director Aviva Group Eire at Aviva having taken up the position in February 2009 and went on to occupy the place of Finance Director Aviva Life & Pensions Eire earlier than becoming a member of Financial institution of Eire in 2014.
Heade is a Fellow Member of Affiliation of Chartered Licensed Accountants.
Michael Horan, Chief Finance and Secretariat Officer,
Michael Horan is Chief Finance and Secretariat Officer with Glanbia Co-op and was appointed as a member of Glanbia Co-op Board on April 4th 2022.
He beforehand held the place of Group Secretary of Glanbia PLC from 2005 to 2022, and previous to that was the Group Monetary Controller. He joined the Group in 1998 as Monetary Controller of the Recent Pork enterprise in Eire.
Horan beforehand labored with Almarai Firm in Saudi Arabia and BDO Simpson Xavier. A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire, he graduated from the Nationwide College of Eire, Galway with a Bachelor of Commerce diploma.
Emma Hynes, Chief Monetary Officer,
Emma Hynes joined Greencore as Chief Monetary Officer Designate in April 2020 and have become Chief Monetary Officer in Might 2020. She has accountability for Group Finance and Danger Administration.
Hynes has held a lot of senior finance roles throughout her profession, together with extra latterly as chief monetary officer of Press Up Leisure Group. Previous to becoming a member of Press Up Leisure Group in 2019, she spent over eleven years with Greencore in quite a lot of finance management roles.
Her most up-to-date position at Greencore was Group Finance Director the place she led a big finance perform accountable for monetary reporting, monetary planning and evaluation, financing and capital administration, treasury, tax, strategic finance tasks and company exercise.
Peter Johnston, Chief Monetary Officer,
Peter Johnston joined Norbrook in February 2020 as Chief Monetary Officer and has total accountability for Finance and IT.
Peter has greater than thirty years’ expertise in Finance together with over twenty 5 years as a Finance Director/Chief Monetary Officer and has a number of years’ expertise as a Board Director.
Johnston began his profession as an Auditor in Deloitte earlier than shifting to JS Fisher as Group Chief Accountant. Peter progressed his profession in James E Ball Ltd as Group Monetary Controller earlier than shifting to the position of Divisional Chief Monetary Officer in Kingspan Environmental & Renewables.
He remained with Kingspan for sixteen years, earlier than shifting to WD Irwin Group as Chief Monetary Officer earlier than becoming a member of the Keystone Group in 2016.
Marie Joyce, Chief Operations Officer & Chief Monetary Officer,
Marie Joyce is Chief Operations Officer & Chief Monetary Officer of NTR plc, a sustainable infrastructure investor and institutional fund supervisor which acquires, develops, constructs and operates utility scale infrastructure investments throughout worldwide markets.
NTR at the moment manages three European wind, photo voltaic and battery storage funding funds. Over the course of her profession she has managed over €2bn of infrastructure investments and raised over €2.5bn of fairness and debt capital. Previous to NTR, Joyce was Senior Director of Strategic Planning for Élan Company plc and was beforehand an Audit & Company Finance Supervisor at Arthur Andersen.
She is an unbiased non-executive director of DAA plc, the Irish state-owned worldwide airport and journey retail group with companies in sixteen international locations. She is chair of the Finance Committee and serves on the Audit and Danger Committee and the Strategic Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee.
She can be an unbiased non-executive board director and chair of the Audit and Danger Committee of Staycity Group, considered one of Europe’s main aparthotel operators. Joyce additionally serves on the programme board of the MSc. in Worldwide Accounting and Analytics at NUI Galway and is a member of the Sustainability Professional Working Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Eire.
She was previously Chair of the Board of Make-A-Want Eire. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce diploma from College Faculty Galway and a Grasp of Accounting from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Enterprise College. She is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire.
Andrew Keating, Chief Monetary Officer,
Andrew Keating is Chief Monetary Officer having been appointed to the place in December 2022. Keating beforehand held the position of Chief Monetary Officer at Financial institution of Eire and is an govt at CRH.
Barry Kelly, Chief Monetary Officer,
Nationwide Broadband Eire
Barry Kelly is the Chief Monetary Officer of NBI, accountable for all elements of finance, accounting, management, reporting and investor relations.
Kelly joined NBI in 2020 with over twenty 5 years of finance and business expertise starting from small entrepreneurial companies and start-ups to publicly quoted multi-nationals and personal fairness considerations.
His earlier roles embody serving because the M&A Director in Valeo Meals and Senior Director of Transaction Providers at KPMG Eire.
He’s a Fellow of Chartered Accountancy Eire.
TJ Kelly, Chief Monetary Officer,
Origin Enterprises plc
TJ Kelly was appointed Group CFO and an Govt Director of Origin on January 18th 2021. Kelly joined Origin from Hostelworld Group plc, the worldwide hostel-focused on-line reserving company, the place he was CFO and a member of the Board.
Previous to this, he labored within the US and Eire with Glanbia plc for twelve years, the place he held a lot of senior management roles, together with CFO of their Efficiency Vitamin Enterprise and Group Monetary Controller with accountability for Investor Relations.
Kelly has additionally held senior finance positions in Microsoft, GE Capital and eir. He’s a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire and accomplished his coaching with PwC.
Jacinta Lambert, Senior Finance Director,
Jacinta Lambert has held the position of Finance Director at Medtronic plc since 2009. Medtronic acquired Covidien in 2015. The corporate was based in 2007 and has over 10,000 workers worldwide.
She started her finance profession in 1998 as Monetary Controller for Bowne and adopted that with a transfer to Pareto Advertising Ltd. She then labored in Systimax Options Eire Ltd earlier than shifting to ESG Re Ltd the place she spent over 4 years as Chief Accounting Officer.
Lambert studied a Diploma in Irish Firm Regulation in Dublin Enterprise College earlier than finishing a Diploma in Company Regulation and Governance, Irish Company Regulation and Governance on the Regulation Society of Eire. In 2014 she studied a Chartered Administrators Programme on the Institute of Administrators Eire and in 2018 she accomplished a Certificates in Firm Secretarial Regulation and Observe, Irish Firm Regulation.
Andrew Langford, Chief Monetary Officer,
Andrew Langford is the CFO at Model 1. The agency implements and helps Oracle, Microsoft and AWS applied sciences and delivers IT options that drive buyer success.
Langford took up his present position in June 2017 having beforehand held roles at Deloitte, FBD Insurance coverage and FBD Holdings.
He’s a chartered accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce together with a Diploma in Skilled Accounting from College Faculty Dublin.
Marguerite Larkin, Group Chief Monetary Officer,
Marguerite Larkin is Group CFO and joined Kerry in 2018, bringing in depth monetary data and danger administration experience.
Previous to her present place, Larkin was a associate at a world chief in consulting, company finance, audit and tax companies, working in a broad vary of industries together with meals and beverage, pharma and expertise.
She has in depth worldwide expertise and held a lot of management roles, together with Head of Audit and Assurance and Danger Advisory. Larkin is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Eire and holds a Bachelor of Commerce diploma and Masters in Accountancy.
Gina Laverty, Group Chief Monetary Officer,
Viatel Know-how Group
Gina Laverty, a Chartered Accountant and Tax Marketing consultant, is a graduate of Trinity Faculty Dublin. Her spectacular monetary profession consists of time with the Macquarie Group and PWC in New York.
Laverty was a part of the group that managed the sale of the Dublin-based on-line funds firm, Realex, to International Funds, a worldwide supplier of fee expertise companies. She rose to change into Senior Vice President for Worldwide Finance with International Funds earlier than making the transfer to Viatel Know-how Group in 2021.
Viatel Know-how Group is an unbiased digital companies group with market main capabilities in cloud, communications, connectivity, safety and digital transformation.
The Viatel buyer base spans many industries however it’s notably sturdy within the fintech, healthcare, and retail sectors. Laverty’s expertise in hypergrowth companies and M&A exercise are indispensable to Viatel’s ongoing progress technique.
Niamh Lawlor, Finance Director,
As Finance Director, Niamh Lawlor is accountable for overseeing the finance, procurement, technique and enterprise planning capabilities throughout Tesco Eire’s enterprise.
Lawlor has labored in Tesco for over twenty years and has held quite a lot of senior finance roles within the UK enterprise together with retail, distribution, on-line and property. She joined Tesco Eire as Finance Director in September 2021.
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