Director of Corporate Enforcement Retires

The Minister for Jobs has announced that Paul Appleby, the Director of Corporate Enforcement, is to retire at the end of February.

Responding to the news, Richard Bruton paid tribute to the Director's work and "major contribution" over a long number of years to the work of the Department and, in particular, in his role as Director of Corporate Enforcement.

“I met with the Director yesterday at his request. We discussed the implications of his decision for the investigations underway by his Office, and, in particular, the impact on the Anglo Irish Bank investigation. The Director assured me that his resignation would not impede its successful conclusion.

“I would like to wish the Director well for the future”.

The Minister added that he will now engage with the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform in relation to the filling of the Director post.


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