Fidelity Investments Ireland appoints Lorna Martyn as regional chairLeigh Mc Gowranon April 26, 2022 at 11:18 Silicon RepublicSilicon Republic

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Financial services firm Fidelity Investments Ireland has appointed Lorna Martyn as its regional chair.

Martyn has been with Fidelity Investments for more than 17 years and has held several leadership roles in both Ireland and the US during that time. Her most recent position was head of technology, where she helped the division see large headcount growth over the last five years.

Martyn has more than three decades of experience in financial services and telecommunications. She was previously a developer and project lead of Bank of Ireland and project manager at Saville Systems.

Fidelity said Martyn is considered a global leader in technology. As the chair of Technology Ireland, she is actively involved in developing the technology ecosystem in the country.

Martyn is also an advocate of promoting inclusion and diversity in STEM. She spearheaded the development of a programme that helped create sustainable change for women in STEM within Fidelity Investments.

This programme helped Fidelity Investments receive a Women in Technology Award from Technology Ireland in 2018, in recognition of “a strong commitment to attracting, retaining and developing women across its workforce”.

Martyn is a board member of the Irish American Partnership, which supports education and community programs across Ireland.

“I am delighted to continue my journey at Fidelity Investments Ireland,” Martyn said. “In the 18 years I have spent with the organisation, I have witnessed its evolution from a small technology talent focused presence to a large contributor, bringing unique perspectives based on integration to the European business, research, and development landscape.

“In my new role as regional chair, I am excited to continue to help Fidelity Investments Ireland grow and innovate,” Martyn added.

In 2017, Martyn spoke to SiliconRepublic.com about her career journey, when she was head of technology at Fidelity Investments Ireland.Martyn has been with Fidelity Investments for more than 17 years and has held several leadership roles during that time.

Fidelity is a multinational financial services corporation founded in Boston that first moved into Ireland in the mid-1990s.

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