KBC Ireland names Barry D’Arcy as chief risk officer
Accountant has previously worked for IBRC, Intel and Kerry Group
KBC Bank Ireland’s new chief risk and compliance officer, Barry D’Arcy. Photograph: Naoise Culhane
The accountant succeeds Luc Cool, who had been with the KBC Group for more than two decades before taking on the KBC Bank Ireland chief risk officer position two years ago. Mr Cool left the group this year to join Amret MFI, a Cambodian micro-finance institution, according to his LinkedIn profile.
KBC Group reaffirmed its commitment to Ireland earlier this year, drawing a line under two years of speculation about the bank’s plans for the unit in Dublin.
“We congratulate Barry on his new role with KBC,” said KBC Bank Ireland chief executive Wim Verbraeken. “He brings a wealth of experience to the role and will be invaluable in ensuring that KBC manages and develops the risk and compliance side of our business as we grow in Ireland.”