First Names Group appoints Business Development Director

5 March 2015

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Joanne McEnteggart as Business Development Director.

Based in Dublin, Joanne will focus on developing business in the corporate, trust and structured finance areas. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, with over 19 years’ financial experience in the professional services industry.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Joanne trained with Ireland’s largest insurance company before commencing her career in structured finance when she joined the financial services arm of Ernst & Young in 2001. She also spent several years with one of Ireland’s leading stock broking firms, NCB Stockbrokers, now Investec prior to taking up a number of senior roles within Capita her last being Director of Business Development of Debt Solutions.

Speaking about her new appointment Joanne said:

“This is a really exciting time to join the Group and I am looking forward to developing the business proposition specifically in regards to corporate structuring and structured finance. I want to hit the ground running, working closely with the team in Ireland to strengthen and drive business development activity.”

Oonagh Hayes, Managing Director Corporate and Institutional Services at First Names Group, commented:

“I would like to welcome Joanne to the Group. We have ambitious growth plans for our Irish operation and I cannot think of a better choice than Joanne to help us achieve this. Her experience and business acumen will be instrumental in the continued growth of the Corporate Service Line and I am sure she will be a great asset to the team.”

For any enquiries please contact Rachael Horsthuis.