Ex AIB Head of Tax Ray O’Connor Joins Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Team

Ernst & Young continues to add to its talent pool with the arrival of former Head of Taxation at AIB, Ray O’Connor.

Eoin MacManus, Market Leader of Ernst & Young Financial Services Ireland commented:  “We are delighted to welcome Ray as a Partner in our Financial Services Tax department.   He brings unique expertise and specific sector experience which will allow us to provide clients with the insight and advice they need to grow their business”

Ray was appointed Head of Group Taxation at AIB in June 2002.   He brings over 25 years Financial Services experience with him in practice and in industry, having spent significant periods in the banking and life assurance sub-sectors in particular.   Ray’s deep experience within the sector will further enhance the firm’s ability to meet financial services clients’ diverse needs in a focused manner.

Ray comments: “I am delighted to join a progressive and growing financial services practice.  I believe Ernst & Young is very well positioned to provide the necessary advice, relevant for Irish businesses today and increasingly so as the market recovers”.