Pictured: Fiona Brady, Head of Public Affairs at FREE NOW.

This week sees new and notable appointments at Monetary establishment of Ireland, FREE NOW, Publicis, The Noledge Group, Wellington IT, Royal London, and WebDoctor.

Joann Hosey, Director of Wealth Suggestion & Distribution ,

Monetary establishment of Ireland

Joann Hosey has been appointed as Director of Wealth Suggestion & Distribution at Monetary establishment of Ireland. Joann strikes into her new operate from the Monetary establishment’s Retail division, the place she beforehand led the Japanese Area distribution employees all through product sales, suggestion and regularly banking channels.

In her new place Joann will look to further develop the distinctive progress ranges delivered by Monetary establishment of Ireland’s Wealth Suggestion & Distribution employees over the earlier number of years. Earlier to taking over her new appointment Joann led the Retail Ireland employees by way of a interval of nice upheaval as they continued to ship necessary corporations all by means of the pandemic.

Discussing her appointment, Michael Murphy, Managing Director of New Ireland Wealth & Insurance coverage protection, talked about: “We’re delighted to appoint Joann to this very important administration operate in Monetary establishment of Ireland. Joann is conscious of the Monetary establishment and definitely our commerce very correctly, bringing alongside together with her very important experience and expertise from a occupation which began in New Ireland and further these days encompassing the broader Monetary establishment of Ireland Group.

That’s an thrilling time for our Wealth & Insurance coverage protection enterprise, as we proceed to ship transformation, progress and wonderful outcomes for Monetary establishment of Ireland prospects. Joann on a regular basis carries out her roles with energy, drive and a clear cope with provide. I watch for the Wealth Suggestion and Distribution employees persevering with its sturdy progress and serving prospects brilliantly under her administration.”

Following her appointment, Joann Hosey talked about: “Having started my Monetary establishment of Ireland occupation all through the wealth enterprise, I’m very proud to now return to steer this division. The enlargement and transformation that the wealth enterprise has witnessed in latest instances is definitely distinctive and its digital transformation is now delivering very optimistic outcomes. Our purchaser’s financial wellbeing is crucial to us and caring for his or her future financial desires is paramount to our success.”

Fiona Brady, Head of Public Affairs ,


FREE NOW, Ireland’s foremost multi-mobility app, has appointed Fiona Brady as its new Head of Public Affairs for Ireland environment friendly immediately.

Fiona has labored with FREE NOW for over six years and is presently the Head of Operations for the company in Ireland. With this new appointment she goes to imagine a twin operate, sustaining responsibility for foremost the company’s strategic operations, alongside together with her new Public Affairs remit – foremost the occasion and execution of the company’s public affairs method and spearheading its sustainability and innovation agenda all through Ireland.

In her new operate, Fiona will work together with the political ecosystem and public protection to advance how people and firms all through Ireland work along with subsequent expertise mobility corporations. She is devoted to realising FREE NOW’s strategic ambitions to facilitate further versatile and sustainable transport all by means of Ireland by means of multi-modal approaches to maneuver, diminished reliance on private automobile possession, and wide-scale electrification of our nationwide transport infrastructure.

Fiona has over 18 years’ experience working in transport, tech and mobility all through every personal and non-private sectors. She holds a Diploma in Administration Analysis, Transport and Aviation from the Institute of Experience Carlow, along with an Honours Diploma in Social Science from Faculty School Dublin and has these days completed the Saïd Enterprise Faculty, Faculty of Oxford Foremost Sustainable Corporations Programme.

Fiona Brady, Head of Operations & Public Affairs for FREE NOW in Ireland commented: “I am delighted to deal with this new joint operate as Head of Operations & Public Affairs at FREE NOW. This generally is a milestone occupation improvement for me with FREE NOW and in my occupation thus far, having acquired a diffusion of experience in roles all through personal and non-private sectors since I started out inside the transport commerce over 18 years previously.

Foremost the Public Affairs carry out for an revolutionary agency like FREE NOW is a model new and thrilling downside for me, considerably as we navigate such an thrilling time for the company and definitely the transport sector whole in Ireland. Our sector is evolving rapidly and with rising nationwide demand for sustainable and versatile transport decisions it is important that transport suppliers collectively assist the achievement of the daring 2030 carbon emissions targets set by the federal authorities.

In my new operate, I am devoted to creating positive that FREE NOW performs its half inside the nationwide effort to fulfill our sustainability ambition – Switch to Net-Zero programme – with the goal of accomplishing 50% of journeys in completely electrical autos by 2025 and to be the first mobility platform in Europe to achieve Net-Zero emissions by 2030 . I am going to alsocontinue to drive our improvement to our multi-modal service offering with e-scooters which might rapidly be on the market on the app in 2022 following newest legal guidelines passing.”

Speaking regarding the appointment, Niall Carson, Fundamental Supervisor for FREE NOW Ireland talked about: “We’re more than pleased to announce Fiona because the model new Head of Public Affairs of FREE NOW in Ireland. I am assured she goes to drive our strategic PA and Operations agendas from power to power. Fiona is ideally positioned to answer to thrilling options inside the transport sector and now we have now little query that she goes to play a pivotal operate in our intention to assist a further sustainable, inter-connected and multi-modal transport neighborhood all through Ireland.”

Sinead Dennis, Enterprise Director ,


Publicis Dublin, Ireland’s distinctive multi-disciplinary creative consultancy, has launched within the current day a senior appointment to assist the corporate’s persevering with progress. Sinead Dennis, a extraordinarily regarded chief inside the selling sector, shall be part of Publicis from March as Enterprise Director. On this operate, part of the Publicis senior administration employees, Sinead will lead the continued progress and enchancment of the Client Service employees for Publicis and report again to the Managing Director of the corporate, Geraldine Jones.

Sinead, with over 15 years’ experience inside the selling sector, was recognised early in her occupation with the IAPI ‘One to Watch’ accolade, and has devised, constructed, and carried out extreme impression progress strategies for just a few of Ireland’s foremost producers all through the utilities, motoring, financial corporations, teleco, and FMCG sectors. Sinead has held earlier roles in TBWA Dublin, Core and The Public Residence. A graduate of every UCD and TU Dublin, Sinead has moreover lectured with the Digital Promoting and advertising and marketing Institute.

Speaking regarding the appointment, Geraldine Jones talked about: “Having labored with Sinead I do know the exemplary regular of her work as a strategic disadvantage solver along with her means to hold creative aptitude to steer extreme impression work for customers. Sinead is a extraordinarily regarded chief in our sector and labored with a number of our employees and customers in Publicis when she labored with us all through 2020. Sinead rejoins Publicis at a really thrilling juncture for everyone on this sector. With producers and enterprise leaders going by means of into a very new panorama, Sinead shall be part of the broader multi-disciplinary Publicis employees working with among the many most progressive producers in Ireland and internationally. As we devise new choices to new challenges and create value, we’ll proceed to broaden the employees in Publicis, serving to our customers to create sustainable progress in an evolving world.”

Sinéad Galligani, Group Promoting and advertising and marketing Director ,

The Noledge Group

The Noledge Group, the Irish cloud ERP decision specialists, within the current day broadcasts that it has appointed Sinéad Galligani as Group Promoting and advertising and marketing Director for its Envisage and OSSM producers. Sinéad brings better than 20 years’ product sales and promoting and advertising and marketing experience to this place. On this new operate, she is going to probably be answerable for designing and executing promoting and advertising and marketing strategies for every Envisage and OSSM producers.

As part of the administration employees, Sinéad will probably be answerable for getting ready budgets all through a diffusion of initiatives masking new purchaser acquisition and purchaser retention. Her operate might even embrace collaborating with inside departments resembling product sales, product enchancment, and buyer help. As Group Promoting and advertising and marketing Director, she goes to work rigorously with key strategic companions along with Sage, Oracle NetSuite and Subsequent Technik, along with collaborate with communications, media, branding and digital corporations.

Sinéad joined the Group in 2014 as promoting and advertising and marketing supervisor for every the Envisage and OSSM producers. Earlier to that, she spent 11 years at Introduction Processing Choices working in enterprise enchancment, account administration and promoting and advertising and marketing administration roles. Earlier in her occupation, Sinéad spent six years in promoting and advertising and marketing and product sales roles at Thoughts Accounting & Neighborhood Choices.

Sinéad holds a bachelor’s diploma in Worldwide Promoting and advertising and marketing and Languages from Dublin Metropolis Faculty, and a diploma in digital promoting and advertising and marketing from The Irish Situations/IIA and most these days she effectively completed the Forrester B2B promoting and advertising and marketing foundations and demand-based promoting and advertising and marketing accreditations.

Speaking on her appointment, Sinéad Galligani talked about, “I’ve labored inside the accounting software program program and ERP commerce for a lot of of my occupation. By way of the years, I’ve been involved in numerous start-ups and small corporations which offered a inconceivable experience in quite a few components of enterprise. At The Noledge Group, this has been invaluable as we assemble one factor explicit with the uniting of our two further established producers into an precise powerhouse of performance.

“Having labored with every product sales and promoting and advertising and marketing teams has been vastly helpful to me in my current operate. As Group Promoting and advertising and marketing Director, understanding the inside processes and challenges inside a enterprise helps me align our initiatives and messaging to verify we’re consistently together with value to every new and present prospects. I’ve on a regular basis cherished the autonomy and agency custom the place every employees member is a vital cog inside the wheel and is vastly valued.”

Clare McCavanagh, Product Supervisor ,

Wellington IT

Wellington IT, the tech confederate to the credit score rating union sector, within the current day broadcasts the appointment of Clare McCavanagh as Product Supervisor. Clare has 13 years of experience working in financial corporations and is extraordinarily skilled inside the areas of product administration, service provide and strategic planning.

As Product Supervisor, Clare will probably be answerable for the creation, execution and provide of Wellington IT’s product avenue map. Working rigorously with the occasion employees on product method, she goes to make use of purchaser options to develop and assemble new utilized sciences that empower prospects and assist their progress strategies.

Clare joined Wellington IT in 2018 as a Product Enchancment Enterprise Analyst. Beforehand, she spent over a decade with multinational funding monetary establishment, Citi. All through this time, she labored in numerous planning and analysis roles at a senior stage, most these days as Conferencing Utilized sciences Product Supervisor.

Clare holds a BSc in Computing Science from Ulster Faculty. She moreover has an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) expert certification in Change Administration & Service Transition; an Internal Top quality Assurance (IQA) certificates in Financial Service Authority (FSA) Regulatory Environment, Introduction to Securities and Investments, and a Bigger Nationwide Diploma (HND) in Computing and Enterprise.

Clare McCavanagh, Product Supervisor, Wellington IT: “I am delighted to step into this new operate in Wellington IT at such a pivotal time, as digital transformation has flip into very important for the credit score rating union sector.

“Having labored inside the financial corporations sector for 13 years, I understand the need for forward-thinking strategies and new utilized sciences that improve prospects’ strategies of working, which I plan to leverage in my new place with Wellington IT.

“I watch for working with customers to know their desires and collaboratively create choices which will lastly help develop their corporations and provide a better experience to the end-user.”

Matthew Tinney , Head of Underwriting ,

Royal London

Matthew Tinney has been appointed as Head of Underwriting at Royal London. On this new operate, he’ll probably be answerable for strengthening Royal London in Ireland’s place in relation to underwriting and claims price. Earlier to Royal London, he gained experience in Underwriting Enchancment at New Ireland Assurance for seven years, and Underwriting Supervisor at Allianz Worldwide Look after 3 years.

Ian Kennedy, Chief Promoting and advertising and marketing Officer ,


WebDoctor, a primary effectively being experience enterprise and telehealth platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Kennedy as Chief Promoting and advertising and marketing Officer environment friendly immediately. In his new operate, Ian might have whole enterprise responsibility for the company’s B2C & B2B2C product, WebDoctor.ie, along with responsibility for the organisation’s promoting and advertising and marketing, lead expertise, digital optimisation, and purchaser communications, which can probably be an necessary part of WebDoctor’s plans for worldwide enlargement, as a result of it seeks to assemble on its sturdy progress in Ireland thus far. He’ll report on to WebDoctor’s CEO David Crimmins.

Earlier to assuming the operate of CMO at WebDoctor, Ian held the operate of Head of Digital and Promoting and advertising and marketing, Europe at insurance coverage protection provider Cowl-Further Group, part of the Zurich Insurance coverage protection Group. He had responsibility in areas along with product administration, product progress, enterprise method, enterprise enchancment, information analysis, purchaser acquisition, promoting and advertising and marketing, e-commerce, and distribution with the company. He beforehand served as Head of Digital and Promoting and advertising and marketing at Blue Insurance coverage protection sooner than it was acquired by Cowl-Further and carried out a key operate inside the acquisition.

Ian has moreover labored as Promoting and advertising and marketing and Media Supervisor with Ryanair and as a Client Director with actually one in all Ireland’s foremost promoting and advertising and marketing and communications corporations, Core. Ian serves as Board Secretary and Non-Govt Director at Group Credit score rating Union, a member-owned regulated financial corporations group, with responsibility for Governance, Financial Oversight, Enterprise Enchancment & Firm Approach.

Ian Kennedy, Chief Promoting and advertising and marketing Officer with WebDoctor talked about “I am delighted to deal with this new operate with WebDoctor and watch for working with the rest of the employees as we search to broaden into worldwide markets and assemble upon the good progress of the company thus far. WebDoctor has established itself as a frontrunner inside the telemedicine space inside the Irish market by way of a dedication to innovation and extreme necessities of affected individual care and restore, and this regular of excellence will help to permit us to proceed to develop rapidly in the end.”

Ian holds a BA in Enterprise and French and an MSc in Promoting and advertising and marketing and Digital from TUD. He moreover holds a Diploma in Financial Suggestion from UCD and a Certificates in Insurance coverage protection Observe from The Insurance coverage protection Institute along with a Diploma in Ecommerce and Selling from NCI.