FBD Holdings announces Tomás O’Midheach to its Board of Directors as upcoming CEO

– IRELAND, Dublin –  FBD Holdings plc (LON: FBH) today announced Tomás O’Midheach will join the Group on 1st February 2021 as CEO and Executive Director of both the Group and of FBD Insurance plc.

“I am very pleased to announce Tomás will join the Board and as Chief Executive Officer in February 2021 on the back of an extensive search process and with the approval of the Central Bank of Ireland. He is highly regarded in the financial community and has considerable knowledge of the Irish financial services landscape. We look forward to his arrival” said Board Chairman, Liam Herlihy.

Paul D’Alton, current interim CEO will remain in situ until that time to ensure an orderly handover.

About Tomás O’Midheach

Tomás has 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry spanning many diverse areas including finance, data, customer analytics, direct channels and digital. He spent 11 years with Citibank in the UK, Spain & Dublin where he held several senior positions in Finance. He joined AIB in June 2006 to lead a finance operating model transformation and has since held a number of senior executive positions including Head of Direct Channels & Analytics and Chief Digital Officer. Tomás is currently Deputy CEO and an Executive Board member of AIB.

Tomás O’Midheach said: “I am delighted to be joining FBD Group and look forward to working with the team to help drive the next stage in the Group’s development”.

About FBD Holdings plc

FBD is one of Ireland’s largest property and casualty insurers, looking after the insurance needs of farmers, consumers and business owners. Established in the 1960s by farmers for farmers, FBD has built on those roots in agriculture to become a leading general insurer serving the needs of its direct agricultural, small business and consumer customers throughout Ireland. It has a network of 34 branches nationwide.

For more information: https://www.fbdgroup.com

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