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File photo of John Moran of the Dept of Finance. Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland
Secretary General

Kevin Cardiff's Department of Finance successor named

The department’s Second Secretary is stepping up to the top post following Cardiff’s appointment to the European Court of Auditors.

THE GOVERNMENT has announced the appointment of John Moran as the successor to former Department of Finance Secretary General Kevin Cardiff.

Cardiff left his post after being appointed to the European Court of Auditors, a position he took up on 1 March.

Moran is currently the Second Secretary within the department and is head of the banking division.

A qualified solicitor, Moran also has senior management experience in banking, having previously worked for the Central Bank as head of wholesale bank supervision between July 2010 and March 2011.

Moran was also on the board of Zurich Bank and was a solicitor at the New York offices of Irish legal firm McCann FitzGerald.

Read John Moran’s CV >

Read: Kevin Cardiff takes up Court of Auditors post >

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