Barden, Ireland’s leading Talent Advisory and Recruitment Firm, is proud to announce the appointment of Simon Cogan ACA as Consultant with our team in Cork.
Simon has come on board as a Consultant with our Accounting & Tax Practice, and to support Barden on a variety of different initiatives playing a key role in supporting clients within the Munster region. His knowledge and expertise are perfectly positioned to align with his peers here in Barden.
A Waterford native, Simon studied Business Studies, majoring in Accounting, in University of Limerick (UL) before joining EY in Dublin where he trained as a Chartered Accountant. Over the last 15 years Simon has worked a number of senior finance roles in Cork including Group Financial Controller of Ardmore Shipping, Head of Finance with Inver Energy, International Controller for Itron and most recently Finance Director of Kevin O’Leary Group.
“I am thrilled to be joining the team at Barden. When I first started working with Barden as a client I found their approach to talent advisory and recruitment really refreshing, always providing honest and genuine advice, focused on building long lasting relationships. Given my experience in senior finance roles, along with the enjoyment I get from working with people, I feel I am well positioned to help other senior finance professionals make the best career and professional development decisions for their professional futures. And to be able to do this while working with a fantastic team in a recruitment firm as progressive and exciting as Barden is the icing on the cake!” – Simon Cogan | Consultant | Barden
“We are really excited about Simon joining Barden. He brings a wealth of experience to the team and is highly respected amongst the Finance community in Munster. We know Simon from his previous roles in finance and he has all the attributes to be an excellent recruitment professional, he is a great fit for our team. His attitude, values and goals are closely aligned with Barden and we are very much looking forward to achieving great things with him onboard. Welcome Simon!” – Denis Galvin | Partner – Senior Appointments & Life Sciences | Barden
“We are delighted that Simon has joined Barden. Simon is one of those people that we always gelled with over the years when working with him as a client. Naturally, we were thrilled when he began to get a little bit more curious about Barden and what we do. We hope that Simon will enjoy supporting and advising our clients and senior talent over the next few years.” – Jonathan Olden | Managing Partner | Barden Munster
Welcome to Barden Simon!