According to the Irish chapter of the 30% Club, which promotes “growth through diversity”, just 10.3 per cent of the board members of companies listed on the Iseq Overall index are women. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gender quotas have become something of a hot topic in the run-up to next year’s general election because for the first time, political parties have to(...)

Sharon Donnery has worked with the Central Bank since 1996 and is currently director of credit institutions

The European Central Bank’s oversight arm chose Ireland’s head of banking regulation, Sharon Donnery, to lead a charge on tackling soured loans across(...)

There can be no “sacred cows” as FBD seeks to turn around its financial performance

FBD chief executive Fiona Muldoon has told shareholders office closures cannot be ruled out as the insurer strives to return to profitability. In ans(...)

Mr Garvey is understood to have told the company his decision in recent days

Troubled insurer FBD’s director of sales, Michael Garvey, is leaving the company, it has emerged. Mr Garvey is understood to have told the company his(...)

 Fiona Muldoon is one of three women leading Irish public companies Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

FBD Holdings has appointed Fiona Muldoon, a former senior executive at the Central Bank, as its new group chief executive with immediate effect. Ms Mu(...)

A €70 million loan from Prem Watsa’s Fairfax will help troubled insurer FBD meet tough new solvency standards that the EU intends to impose on underw(...)

 Cathal O’Caoimh: left full-time role five months ago. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Irish insurer FBD has appointed its former finance director Cathal O’Caoimh as its interim finance chief, just five months after he left his full-time(...)

FBD’s strategy is aimed at returning the business to the black by the end of 2016.

In March, Irish insurer FBD published its 2014 annual report with the tagline “Seeing through the Storm” printed in large writing on its cover page(...)

FBD will pay up to more than double the value of the pension pots of many of its employees when they transfer over to a new defined contribution scheme

Listed insurance group FBD has struck a deal with its staff to close off its defined benefit pension scheme, which has a deficit of about €54 million.(...)