Ulster Bank has announced the appointment of two commerce graduates from University College, Cork as non-executive directors.
Appointee Rosemary Quinlan has held senior executive roles in HSBC, Citigroup and ABN AMRO in Ireland, London, the USA and Amsterdam during a career of over 20 years.
She began her career with National Westminster Bank. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork and has completed the chartered director programme with the Institute of Directors.
Meanwhile, appointee Des O'Shea has held senior roles in GE Capital including chief risk officer, chief commercial officer and head of mergers and acquisitions for GE Money Europe and retired in November 2011 after 14 years with the company.
He has also worked for Ulster Investment Bank and headed up its IFSC activities. He also worked with Woodchester Investments plc, Arthur Andersen and is a director of OJSC Orient Express Bank. He has a commerce degree from UCC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.