Carol Bolger has been appointed as the new chairperson for Irish postal operator An Post.
Bolger, who has served on the An Post board since May 2017, replaces Dermot Divilly, who had held the position since 2015.
The role will oversee An Post’s commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2030, and build on its success in the e-commerce and financial services sectors.
Bolger is a chartered director, an assessor with the Institute of Director’s Board Evaluation service, and a tutor on the Chartered Director Programme. She is a non-executive director on the board of BCMGlobal ASI, chair of Utexam Solutions and chair of the audit committee of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine.
She also has broad banking experience gained in corporate and business banking in Bank of Ireland and Ulster Bank where she held senior roles including chief operating officer and director of strategy and planning.
Bolger is a certified bank director and holds qualifications in finance and strategy and innovation. She is also an executive coach accredited by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, and fellow and a former council member of the Institute of Banking where she was vice president in 2005.