First Names Group appoints new Managing Director in Ireland

16 September 2013

Leading fiduciary, funds and corporate services provider First Names Group has appointed Andrew Ryan as Managing Director of its Irish operation.  Andrew will take over from Oonagh Hayes, who will move to the Group role of Director of Corporate Development.

Andrew has been promoted to MD after working as Finance Director for 12 years.  He is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.  Andrew has developed strong relationships with a global portfolio of clients and has been instrumental in the strategic development and on-going success of the business.  Andrew trained with KPMG in Dublin and is well known within the financial services industry.  He is the natural successor to Oonagh Hayes.

Award-winning First Names Group now has over 450 staff operating out of eight strategic locations.  The Group has vigorous plans for growth, both organic and inorganic.

Speaking about his new appointment Andrew said; “I am delighted.  First Names Group has achieved so much since it became independent of IFG PLC last year.  I am excited about the future and I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth of the business whilst crucially ensuring we continue to provide unrivalled client service.”

 Morgan Jubb, Group CEO since 2013, commented; “Andrew’s drive and determination has really impressed me and I’m sure under his leadership the Irish business will continue to go from strength-to-strength.”

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