Judith Corbett has been appointed a partner at A&L Goodbody. Judith has extensive experience in all areas of commercial property with an emphasis on commercial landlord and tenant and investment acquisitions and disposals.
Peter Bryans MRICS has been promoted to Senior Surveyor within the Valuation Department at Colliers International. He holds a BSc (Hons) in Estate Management and is responsible for Red Book valuation instructions.
Christopher Henry has been appointed Graduate Building Surveyor within the Building Consultancy Department at Colliers International. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Building Surveying from the University of Jordanstown.
Sean O’Neill has joined Bank of Ireland (UK) plc as a Business Manager within the Business Banking Belfast Growth team. Sean holds an Economics Degree and Advanced Diploma in Credit and has 16 years’ experience in financial services.
Jorge Lopes has been appointed Country Director at Diageo NI. Jorge comes to the job from Diageo’s Irish office, where he was customer marketing director. His predecessor in Belfast, Michael McCann, has moved on to a new position.
Suzanne Wylie, previously Belfast City Council’s Director of Health and Environmental Services, has been appointed as the Chief Executive of the new Belfast council that will come into operation on 1 April 2015.
James McGinley has been appointed Projects Assistant at the National Children’s Bureau NI, a charity working to enhance the outcomes of children. He will support the implementation of evidence-based programmes.
Victoria Poole has been appointed Account Executive at Weber Shandwick. She worked in the press office for a local council previously and will provide public relations and public affairs support for a diverse client portfolio.
Rory Jeffers has been appointed Deputy Creative Director at ASG. Rory has been involved in the advertising and design industry since 1998 and will drive brand and design within ASG’s creative portfolio.
Sarah Fox has joined MCE Public Relations as a Client Executive, specialising in lifestyle and consumer PR. She previously wrote on a freelance basis for local consumer and business publications and websites.
Chris Guilfoyle has joined Close Brothers Commercial Finance as Vendor Manager, Asset Finance across Northern Ireland and the Republic. Chris has previously worked for Caterpillar and RBS Lombard, Ireland.
Davy Private Clients has appointed Henry Algeo to its Business Advisory Board. The former Group Managing Director of Brewin Dolphin Holdings has held board level and senior management positions with several UK stockbroking firms.
Dow AgroSciences has appointed William Corrigan as National Business Manager. William will be responsible for managing the company's range of grassland and cereal products in Northern Ireland and the Republic.
Chris Love has been elected as the new Northern Ireland Chair of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Currently employed at Norbrook Laboratories and former owner of Love PR, Chris has 12 years of experience in the industry.
Alison Fleming, a senior UTV journalist and presenter of UTV Live, is joining public relations agency LK Communications in May. Alison has worked with UTV for 15 years, covering stories across multiple platforms.
Ursula Murphy has been appointed Senior Account Manager at Massive PR. Ursula has been providing marketing, PR and event management services to high profile clients across the UK and Ireland for almost ten years.
Kris Thompson has been appointed as digital channels manager at Danske Bank. Kris joins Danske Bank after nine years at Ulster Bank leading teams in performance management, finance and digital channels.
PwC recently brought together some leading players in the local creative industries to discuss how Northern Ireland can make the most of the opportunities available in one of the economy's fastest growing sectors.
Northern Ireland's hottest innovators will get the chance to travel to California for an exclusive, money-can't-buy opportunity to connect with some of the world's top people in science and technology.
Pictured are Lynne Lyness, Branch Manager Progressive Portadown, Michael Boyd Deputy Chief Executive Progressive Building Society and Sorcha Chipperfield, Regional Fundraiser Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children.
Craigavon-based pharmaceutical development company Almac has opened regional offices in Singapore and Japan to help service increasing demand for its services in the Asian market, the company has announced.
After five years of record low interest rates an increase is expected by early 2015 amid improving economic indicators. But Bank of England chief economist Spencer Dale told Ulster Business the cost of borrowing is likely to remain low for some time.
In the latest of our diaspora profiles in conjunction with NI Connections, Symon Ross talks to Hilary Oliver, who spends much of her time in the company of people most of us only know from the silver screen.
The parent company of British Airways could operate flights to Europe from George Best Belfast City Airport in future with one of its other airlines, according to the company's Chief Executive Willie Walsh.
Mutual Energy, the local company which owns and operates Northern Ireland’s major electricity and gas links to the UK, has appointed Regina Finn as its new Chair. Regina has been on the Mutual Energy Board since 2008.
Robert Garrett has been appointed as Head of Customer Service for Business Banking at Danske Bank. His new role will include responsibility for the strategic development and management of customer satisfaction.
Una McKearney has recently taken on a role in Cavanagh Kelly’s tax department as a tax consultant. With 8 years’ experience in tax compliance she advises both individuals and businesses on a wide range of taxation matters.
Mark Orchard has become Head of IT at Musgrave Retail Partners NI. Mark, who first joined Musgrave in 1997 as a parttime checkout operator, has progressed through the company and was most recently IT Services and Business Intelligence Manager.
Aetopia, the Belfast-based developer of digital asset management systems, has developed a bespoke software solution to digitise the archives of the Abbey Theatre in Dublin, in association with experts at the National University of Ireland in Galway
Business owners and Managers in the Castlereagh area and beyond are being invited to attend a free breakfast Masterclass on Tuesday 18th February from 8.00am – 10.00am at Castlereagh Borough Council's Upper Galwally Offices.
There is a pressing need to expand university provision in Northern Ireland to make the region more competitive, according to a new report from U4D, a group lobbying for a full university in Derry-Londonderry.
The Northern Ireland Tourist Board has launched this year's Northern Ireland Tourism Awards, which recognise excellence in the tourism industry and are regarded as one of the main highlights in the tourism calendar.
NI Chamber of Commerce President Mark Nodder tells Ulster Business it will continue to focus on supporting local firms as they increase exports in 2014, as well as maintaining its role in the push to gain the devolution of corporation tax.
Network operator EE and Rainbow Communications, their partner in Northern Ireland, are the only providers offering 4G mobile to customers in the province. Ulster Business met them to find out how 4G can open up a world of possibilities for local businesses.