Emer Daly Appointed Chairman of RSA Insurance Ireland DAC

RSA Insurance Ireland has appointed Emer Daly as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Emer will take up her new role on 1st September, 2017

Emer Daly is pictured with Ken Norgrove, Chief Executive, RSA Insurance Ireland DAC (left), and Leo Blennerhassett, outgoing Chairman of RSA Insurance Ireland DAC (right)

Emer is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Bank Director and has extensive financial services experience both in Ireland and overseas from her diverse roles in professional practice, industry and consultancy.  In the insurance industry, Emer has served as both an executive and as a non-executive director in both Ireland and abroad and has helped companies through major restructurings, refinancing activities and regulatory issues. She is currently a non-executive director and Audit Committee Chair of Permanent tsb Group Holdings plc and of Friends Provident Ltd and is a member of the Audit Committee of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. She also lectures in Risk Management in the UCD Smurfit Graduate School and is a partner in BetterBoards. Emer served as Director of Finance, Strategy and Risk Management in Axa Insurance from 1999 to 2005.

Speaking about Emer Daly’s appointment as Chairman of RSA Insurance Ireland, Ken Norgrove, Chief Executive, said “I very much look forward to this tremendous addition to RSA Insurance Ireland.  I have no doubt that Emer’s knowledge, experience and insight will be of great benefit to our company, and will very much add to our Board’s oversight role.  I would also like to thank our outgoing Chairman, Leo Blennerhassett, who is retiring from the position, for his service and dedication to the role over the past six years.”