21 January 2015

McCann FitzGerald appoints Barry Devereux as Chairman

McCann FitzGerald is delighted to announce that Barry Devereux will become the next Chairman of the firm on 1 May, 2015.

Mr. Devereux is currently the head of the firm's Corporate Finance Group. He has particular expertise in M&A and corporate finance transactions, including extensive experience of Irish privatisations. Barry has wide-ranging domestic and international transactional experience, gained over 25 years in Dublin, London and Singapore.

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Barry Devereux (Chairman-elect, McCann FitzGerald)

John Cronin, Chairman McCann FitzGerald said: "It has been a privilege to serve as Chairman for two terms over seven years. We have seen significant growth and success during this time, and under Barry's leadership the firm will undoubtedly continue to go from strength to strength."

Commenting on his appointment to the role, Barry Devereux said: "I am honoured to have been elected as the next Chairman of McCann FitzGerald. This is an exciting time for our clients and our people and I look forward to leading the firm."

Mr. Devereux succeeds Mr. Cronin, who has led the firm successfully since May 2008 and who will return to full-time client work. 

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