In Search of Excellence
For many, work is a means to an end, for others, it’s something far more. Join editor-in-chief Melanie Morris for a morning of true inspiration with three high-performing women who constantly strive for outstanding achievements, in different, but highly competitive worlds.
Fiona Flannery, CEO, DEPFA Bank
A senior banker with over 25 years’ experience in the industry across a borad range of risk and strategic funcatins, Fiona Flannery held several senior positions within DEPFA prior to her appointment to the Board in 2010. She worked at PFIZER International Bank Europe and IIB Bank previously, and is a member of the Board of CMRF and sits on the Advisory Council of WXN. Fiona holds a degree in Mathematics and English from National University of Ireland, Galway. She has a C. Dip. AF from ACCA, is a Chartered Director and is currently reading for an MSc in Business (Leadership and Management Practice) at UCD Smurfit School. Fiona was awarded Management Professional of the Year at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards in November 2015.
Pippa O’Connor-Ormond, blogger
Model and blogger, Pippa O’Connor runs hugely popular fashion, beauty, travel and lifestyle website?pippa.ie. ?Sharing her fashion style, beauty tips and news about her?life on a daily basis, since launching the site has grown so much, with over 5 million visits expected this year and my social media pages can reach over 500,000 people a day. Running?Fashion Factory events Pippa brings her’style, make-up tips and fashion show into a fun, girls day out!
Derval O’Rourke, athlete, foodie and author
Derval O?Rourke is one of Ireland’s most successful and decorated track athletes. World Champion in 2006 in the 60m hurdles, she also won three European silvers and a bronze medal across her career and represented Ireland at the Olympics on three occasions, in Athens, Beijing and London. Following her retirement from the track Derval has become a best selling author, with her healthy eating cook book Food For The Fast Lane,?a number one best seller in Ireland.?Outside of finishing her second cook book, which will be out in the Autumn, Derval also works part time with the Irish Rugby Union Players Association (IRUPA), where she deals with players on Lifestyle Management.
WHEN Friday, April 15
from 7.30am – 10.00am
WHERE The Marker Hotel, Dublin 2
*Includes seat gift. An extra-special morning with all the hallmark IMAGE Networking Breakfast gifts, treats and surprises.