Dublin, 23 September 2021 – The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland has appointed Conn Cleary to the role of Regional Development Manager, Ireland. He succeeds John Burns who recently retired after several years in the position.
Salvador Nash, President of The Chartered Governance UK & Ireland – Irish region says:
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Conn Cleary to the role of Regional Development Manager, Ireland. Conn is a vastly experienced business development professional with almost 30 years’ experience in the insurance industry. In particular, he has held senior strategic, leadership sales roles in Ireland for the last 13 years.
“Conn joins us following a short period with Innovu Insurance where he was Head of Commercial. Previously he worked for IPB Mutual Insurance Company from 2011 to 2019 where he held several senior positions, including Head of Sales and Chief Business Development Officer. He was instrumental in developing a sales strategy targeting both new business and cross sell/upsell opportunities. He oversaw the significant growth of IPB from a Gross Written Premium of €100M to €160M by the end of 2019. Prior to IPB, Conn held the roles of Head of Sales & Marketing at Ecclesiastical Ireland and Business Development Executive at Allianz.
“Conn’s appointment reinforces the longstanding commitment of the Institute to good governance in Ireland. The Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to supporting governance professionals in Ireland and across the globe and has a 130-year-old history of assuring world class standards of governance by setting the international qualifying standard.
“Governance professionals play a critical role in helping boards to make the right decisions and pivot their organisations across the many social, political and economic challenges with which they are faced, including most recently the COVID-19 crisis. Conn joins a team which believes firmly in the value that good governance brings to society and I am delighted that he will be part of the Institute’s efforts to help organisations to deliver on wider goals of diversity, climate and ethical business practice as Ireland goes beyond the pandemic.”
- Ends -
For further information, please contact
Salvador Nash, President of The Chartered Governance UK & Ireland – Irish region
+353 (0)87 744 1226
Conn Cleary, Regional Development Manager, Ireland
+44 (0)7946 747137
Maria Brookes, Media Relations Manager:
+44 (0)20 7612 7072
+44 (0)7890 649 143
Notes to Editors: