James Kelly, Head Of 3D Service Offering

James Kelly, Head Of 3D Service Offering

Appointment Date: 21.06.2011 Company: vStream Business Type: Digital and Interactive Content Creation Position: Head of 3D Service Offering vStream, has appointed James Kelly to head up its 3D service offering. In this role, Kelly is responsible for the production of stereoscopic 3D films, including the recent Aviva Stadium 3D Experience, which he worked on as a contractor to vStream, 3D modelling and design for games and augmented reality apps, and high end visual effects for film productions and TV commercials. Kelly has over 13 years’ industry experience working in the gaming industry and then as a character artist for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. He holds a higher diploma in animation…

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Majella Fitzpatrick

Majella Fitzpatrick, Director Of Communications

Director Of Communications Appointment Date: 20.04.2011 Company: IBEC Business Type: Business Representative Body Position: Director of Communications Majella Fitzpatrick has been appointed director of communications with responsibility for corporate reputation, public affairs, internal and external communications and marketing at IBEC. She will take up the position immediately and also joins IBEC’s executive management team. Fitzpatrick joins IBEC with 20 years experience in corporate communications and public affairs with some of Ireland’s largest blue chip companies.  Prior to this appointment, she was head of corporate affairs for Telefonica O2 Ireland where she was responsible for public affairs, public relations and corporate responsibility. Before joining O2, she was head of public relations…

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Michael Connolly, Public Sector Lead

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Appointment Date: 19.04.2011 Company: HP Ireland Business Type: IT Position: Public Sector Lead Michael Connolly has been appointed public sector lead at HP in Ireland. In this newly created role, Connolly will become the single face of HP to the public sector and will promote the company’s solution portfolio. Connolly, who has been with HP and working with its enterprise portfolio since 1987, started with the company as an account engineer.  He has also had the roles of network sales engineer and as an enterprise account manager, where he was responsible for the sale of HP enterprise portfolio with the public and private sectors. Connolly graduated as a telecommunications technician…

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Kristin Gilchrist, Business Manager

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Appointment Date: 22.11.2010 Company: Alternatives Business Type: Marketing Services Position: Business Manager Kristin Gilchrist has joined Alternatives as business manager. In her new role Gilchrist will be working with clients on an interim, consulting and permanent basis providing them with screened, flexible marketing experts. She will also be applying her expertise to Alternatives’ marketing training business. Gilchrist holds a MBS in marketing and brings with her a wealth of experience in market research having executed large research projects for a variety of clients, from conception of research design through to reporting both in Ireland and in the United States and Sydney.

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Jonathan McMahon

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New Assistant Director General, Central Bank Appointment Date: 12.01.2010 Company: Central Bank   The Central Bank has appointed Jonathan McMahon as its new Assistant Director General (ADG) for Financial Institutions Supervision in a move it said will help to create a new risk-based approach to Irish bank regulation. McMahon’s responsibilities in the Central Bank will include oversight of the supervision of banks and insurance companies. The new Registrar of Credit Unions, when appointed, will also report into McMahon’s division. McMahon joins the Central Bank from Promontory Financial Group, where he is currently a Director and based in London. Promontory is an international consulting firm, comprised of former senior regulators, that…

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Pier Carlo Padoan, OECD

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Appointment Date: 03.12.2009 Company: OECD Pier Carlo Padoan has been appointed as Chief Economist of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), replacing Jorgen Elmeskov, who has fulfilled the role of acting Chief Economist since the departure of Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel in April 2009. Padoan (pictured) will also maintain his status of Deputy Secretary-General, which he has held since joining the OECD in June 2007. The OECD said that Padoan, an Italian national, has been key to the development of the OECD strategic response to the economic crisis and to the organisation’s work on innovation and green growth. “Pier Carlo Padoan’s engagement in forging a strategy to help governments steer…

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Bruce Maxwell

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Groupe Consultatif Appointment Date: 10.11.2009 Company: Groupe Consultatif Bruce Maxwell, the current Chief Actuary in Irish Life & Permanent and the past President of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland, has been elected Chairman of the Groupe Consultatif for a one-year term. The Groupe Consultatif was established in 1978 to bring together the actuarial associations in the European Union and 36 actuarial associations from 33 European countries are represented on the Groupe.

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Christoph Mueller, Aer Lingus

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Appointment Date: 17.07.2009 Company: Aer Lingus Aer Lingus has appointed Christoph Mueller as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will join Aer Lingus as CEO on 1 October 2009, occupying the position vacated by Dermot Mannion in April. Mueller (47) was most recently the Aviation Director at international leisure travel group TUI Travel plc. He has extensive experience within the aviation industry, having also held senior positions in Daimler Benz Aerospace, Lufthansa AG, the Sabena Group, DHL and Deutsche Post AG. “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Christoph Mueller as our new Chief Executive. We conducted a thorough and rigorous recruitment process and have chosen a candidate with…

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Lanna O’Reilly, 3

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Appointments Lanna O’Reilly, 3 Appointment Date: 02.06.2009 Company: 3 Lanna O’Reilly has been appointed Customer Relations Director at mobile network 3. O’Reilly has over 16 years’ experience in customer services, and previously held senior management positions within Meteor Mobile, Esat Telecom, Conduit Ireland and the Ulster Bank Group. In her new role, she will continue to deliver an exceptional level of customer service to all 3 customers and keep 3 at the forefront of customer services in Ireland. O’Reilly joined 3 in 2008 from Meteor Mobile Communications, where she managed and led the company’s Customer Services and Credit Management departments. Commenting on her appointment, Robert Finnegan, CEO of 3, said:…

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Vivienne Mee, Deloitte

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Appointment Date: 24.05.2009 Company: Deloitte Deloitte has announced the appointment of Dr Vivienne Mee as senior IT forensics consultant within its Enterprise Risk Services division. In her new role, Mee will be working with organisations that have experienced incidents of fraud. Throughout the fraud investigation process she will provide litigation support and analyse retrieved data. She will also provide advice to clients on the security measures that should be in place within their organisation. Throughout her career, Mee has gained extensive experience in computer forensics and eDiscovery. Previously, she worked with Rits Information Security for over two years as lead computer forensics analyst. Here, she ran the computer forensics laboratory…

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