Ballymore, the international property development company, has appointed Pat Dalton as Group Finance Director, replacing David Pearson who is stepping down at the end of 2021 after 10 years with Ballymore.
Pat Dalton has over 30 years of senior executive management experience in running, financing and growing operating companies, and also boasts significant expertise in transaction execution and restructuring.
Pat was most recently Chief Financial Officer and an Executive Director of Canadian public company, IPl Plastics Inc. Prior to this, Pat held a number of other positions, including six years as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a privately held international property development and construction group, four years as CFO of the Government of Ireland-owned gas and electricity company and over 10 years in various financial management roles in the international aviation leasing sector. Pat trained as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Sean Mulryan, Chairman and Chief Executive at Ballymore, said:
“Pat is one of the most experienced finance directors in the business, with an impressive track record and over 30 years in senior executive management roles. Pat’s expertise will be of considerable value to our business and I very much look forward to working with him.
“We’d also like to thank David Pearson for his contribution to Ballymore over the past 10 years. David has been an integral part of navigating the business through some of its most challenging periods post-financial crisis, and we wish him all the best for the future.”
Pat Dalton, Group Finance Officer at Ballymore, said:
“This is an exciting time to join Ballymore, with a considerable residential pipeline and a number of large regeneration projects coming to fruition in the UK and Ireland. I am looking forward to getting started with one of Europe’s most dynamic and ambitious companies and helping to build on Ballymore’s considerable success.”