Here is a selection of people starting new roles at Ardanis, IPUT Real Estate, Youghal Credit Union, Zurich Insurance, Logicalis and BNY Mellon.
Nick Lampp has been named Product Owner of software and technology consultancy Ardanis. He manages the delivery of products supporting customer business processes and is also responsible for coaching and coordinating a product development team. He was previously a senior technical project manager for Deveire and also ran a software development business in Auckland, New Zealand. He brings over 18 years of software development experience. Nick holds a BE in Civil Engineering and an ME in Engineering Management from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.
Marie Hunt has been appointed Head of Research at IPUT Real Estate, effective the start of the school year. She is currently responsible for research and consulting at the real estate company CBRE. She is a respected commentator on Irish property, having supported presentations to the IMF, ECB and EU. She also presents to the boards of directors of major real estate companies and parapublic organizations. She is an honorary member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland and a council member of the Urban Land Institute in Ireland.
Jason Fleming has been appointed Business Advisor to Youghal Credit Union in Cork. Originally from Cappoquin, Co Waterford, Jason has worked in the SME lending industry for over 20 years in Ireland and the UK including with Allied Irish Bank (GB) Business Banking in a number of UK locations . Its loan portfolio included sole traders, partnerships, SMEs and enterprises in a wide range of industries. He will now work with local business owners and focus on Youghal Credit Union’s new Thrive Business Loan for local businesses.
Diane McGarrigle has been appointed Agricultural Business Development Manager for the North West region with Zurich Insurance. It will work with farmers in the region, while strengthening Zurich’s overall agricultural business, including in the areas of farm ownership, animal husbandry, cattle and sheep hedging, forestry, dairy hedging and outages and farm houses. She joins Zurich with over 23 years of agricultural insurance experience in Donegal, having previously worked as a branch manager at FBD. Zurich’s agricultural insurance partners include FDC Financial Services, Dairygold, ICMSA, Irish Grain Growers and Irish Family Farm Group.
Paul Stapley has been promoted to practice and portfolio director for IT solutions and managed services provider Logicalis UK&I. He will provide the portfolio covering cloud, networking, security, technology practices and managed services. As director of the company’s cloud practice, he led the hybrid and multi-cloud business unit in the UK. Prior to joining Logicalis in 2020, he was the founding employee and UK Managing Director of a European public cloud MSP. He also spent almost 20 years working for BT, Tandberg Television and Ericsson in business development and sales roles.
Páraic Cosgrave has been appointed to lead the alternative business development team for asset management at global bank BNY Mellon. Based in Dublin, he will lead business development in property, private equity, credit, hedges and funds of funds. He brings over 25 years of experience in small and large fintechs, banks, asset managers and asset managers, including senior roles at Abbey Capital and BNP Paribas. He holds a degree in Management Science and Information Systems Studies from TCD and is a Certified Investment Fund Manager from the Institute of Bankers.