Belfast Telegraph

Ex-BP man Dr Philip Nolan takes reins at Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank has appointed a new chairman following Sean Dorgan's decision to step down from the role.

Deputy chairman Dr Philip Nolan will take over the role at the RBS-owned bank.

Chris Sullivan, RBS Corporate Bank chief executive, with responsibility for Ulster Bank, said: "Dr Philip Nolan brings a wealth of experience to Ulster Bank and has served on our board for over six years. I look forward to continuing to work with Philip in building a really good bank."

Dr Nolan was educated at Queen's University where he graduated with a PhD in geology and has worked with British Petroleum, British Gas and served as CEO at Eircom.

He is chairman of John Laing plc and Affinity Water, and a non-executive director of Providence Resources and EnQuest. He is also the chairman of the Irish Management Institute.

Belfast Telegraph