Flynn O’Driscoll appoints Orla McCarthy as head of HR

Flynn O'Driscoll appoints Orla McCarthy as head of HR

Pictured (L-R): Chief operating officer Gerard Gempsey, HR manager Orla McCarthy and managing partner James Duggan

Business law firm Flynn O’Driscoll has hired Orla McCarthy as its new head of human resources in anticipation of growth in 2021 and beyond.

Ms McCarthy spent over 20 years working in HR roles in the financial services sector, including roles with Standard Chartered Bank, Davy Stockbrokers and Barclays Bank, where she was director of HR.

In her most recent role as HR manager at Swim Ireland, she established an HR team for the national governing body for swimming and aquatics in Ireland.

Ms McCarthy said: “I am excited to have been given the opportunity of working with the great team at FOD to support their future growth and development.”

Chief operating officer Gerard Dempsey said: “We are delighted to welcome Orla to the senior management team at FOD. As HR manager, Orla’s background in leading and developing HR functions within financial services and professional bodies will add considerable expertise to the firm at a time of growth and expansion.

“Orla will lead HR in supporting all of us in FOD as we continue to develop our talent and grow our team in 2021 and beyond. Please extend a warm welcome to Orla when you get a chance.”

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