CIMA & Barden Webinar 11-3-21

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Barden and CIMA are delighted to bring you the latest webinar in our series for 2021. These webinars are designed to help you navigate your professional career and to figure out the best next steps for you.

About the Event 

In this webinar Aoibhín Byrne, Associate with Barden, and expert in Part Qualified Accounting careers, will be joined by some of Ireland’s leading financial professionals who will give you an insight into the careers of ACMA professionals.

Please make sure to have your questions ready too, as we’ll include lots of time for Q&A, ensuring you get the answers you need to navigate THE best next steps for your professional future. 

Key Event Details

  • Date: Thursday 11th March
  • Time: 00pm-1.00pm
  • Venue: Zoom
  • Speakers:
    • Weldon Mather, Head of Accommodation & Operations Development, Fáilte Ireland
    • Ed Leen, Finance Director, Kerry Foods
  • Cost: Free of Charge
  • To book: Click here

More About Our Guest Speakers:

Weldon Mather, Head of Accommodation & Operations Development, Fáilte Ireland

Weldon Mather is the Head of Accommodation & Operations Development with Fáitle Ireland. He is responsible for the accommodation sector capacity growth, development of the role of the sharing economy and leading national quality & standards.

Having started his career in the tourism industry, having studied in Shannon College of Hotel Management, GMIT and Technological University Dublin, Weldon went on to complete his CIMA qualification.

Throughout his career he has held various management and leadership roles across different industries including tourism, banking and consultancy.

Ed Leen, Finance Director, Kerry Foods

Ed Leen is an experienced Finance Director with a demonstrated history of working in various roles in the food industry. After completing a BSc Finance and Master’s degree in e-Business & Commerce in UCC he joined the Kerry Group as a Finance Graduate.

From there he held various roles within Kerry Group, on the brands and private label side of the business, including Management Accountant, Commercial Financial Controller, Group Financial Marketing Manager, Commercial Finance Manager and Finance Lead.

Ed now holds the position of Finance Director for the Private Label in Kerry Group.

He is CIMA qualified, and is skilled in commercial and operational finance, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), forecasting, performance management, measurement, team development and leadership.


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