Arrow Ireland appoints Chief Operating Officer and Head of Internal Audit
Arrow Global Limited (Arrow Global), a leading European investor and alternative asset manager in credit and real estate, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fiona O’Sullivan, Head of Internal Audit, and Martin Dowdall, Chief Operating Officer, to Dublin-headquartered Mars Capital Finance (Mars Capital).
Joining Mars Capital’s Irish senior leadership team, Fiona brings over 10 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant across Practice, External and Internal Audit, and Risk and Compliance. Fiona has considerable experience in the area of Internal Audit and has held senior roles in companies including the Irish Life Group and CNP Santander Insurance. In addition to being an Associate member of Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA), Fiona holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting, as well as a Certificate in Cyber Security and Data Incident Management.
Martin has over 16 years’ international financial experience with a core background in migrating, assimilating, and managing over €120bn of loan portfolios across an array of asset classes and jurisdictions. Martin most recently spent a number of years as Head of Operations within the Link Group, with previous employment at Capita, Capmark, GMAC and AIB Bank of New York. Martin holds a Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree from University College Dublin and an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.
Colin Maher, CEO, Arrow Ireland: “We’re delighted to attract high-calibre people to Mars Capital. Both Fiona and Martin are well respected within Irish Financial Services and these appointments further strengthen our customer-led offering within the Irish credit management sector. Mars Capital is well positioned for future success, and I’m delighted to have Fiona and Martin onboard as we look to grow our business in the years ahead.”
Mark Gollin, Managing Director, Arrow Platforms: “We’re excited to welcome Martin and Fiona into our Irish business. Mars Capital is a respected servicer in Ireland; one that is committed to long-term sustainable solutions for its customers and clients. Having the right team in place is essential to our continued success, and I’m delighted to attract such strong talent into our Irish operation.”
Fiona and Martin have been appointed into the relevant Pre-Approved Control Functions (PCF) as authorised by the Irish Central Bank.