Datalex appoints former Nama executive as CFO
Datalex has appointed the former chief financial officer of the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) to take over the same positionthere rom December 5th.
The listed travel software company, in which businessman Dermot Desmond has a stake, said in September its chief financial officer, David Kennedy, will be stepping down at the end of the year.
The Dublin-headquartered company has appointed Dónal Rooney to succeed him. Most recently, Mr Rooney was chief financial officer of Amaris Hospitality, a hotel investment and management group owned by private equity group Lone Star. Before that, Mr Rooney held the same position in Nama, having worked as a portfolio manager there.
Mr Rooney began his career with Arthur Andersen, where he worked between 1997 and 2002 before joining KPMG.
“I am very happy to be joining Datalex at this exciting time in the group’s development,” Mr Rooney said. “Datalex has a strong brand position with a significant and growing market opportunity.”
Datalex, whose clients include Aer Lingus and Lufthansa, allows airlines to increase their range and scale of products and services.