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Brendan Timothy

Brendan Timothy emigrated from his native Roscommon in the 70’s and began his career in the shipping industry in London with Samuel Williams Group Global Shipping. He took the professional examinations of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and subsequently became a fellow of the Institute and in 1984 gained admission to the Baltic exchange. After many years working in the City of London he returned to Ireland to take up a position of manager of Finance & Services with Gulf Oil Inc. at its Whiddy Island terminal. While at Gulf Brendan sat the professional exams of the Institute of International Accountants and qualified in 1986. Following closure of the Whiddy terminal he joined Burlington Industries (Ireland) Inc. as Chief Financial Officer and was based at the Tralee plant. He was later promoted to Managing Director of Burlington Industries (Ireland) Inc. (Multinational Textiles) with responsibility for 3 textile manufacturing plants in Ireland employing more than 3,000 people. Following closure of Burlington Industries in Ireland in 1997 Brendan became a partner at Parfrey Murphy Chartered Accountants, a leading Cork based firm of accountants and established its Kerry office in Tralee. That year he also founded Solutions Recruitment, now a leading recruitment agency in Kerry. In 2001 Brendan Timothy & Pat O’Connor merged and the Kerry accounting office of Parfrey Murphy became part of Timothy & O’Connor Chartered Certified Accountants. Brendan Timothy brings to the practice significant board level experience of the reporting environment in Multi-national companies. Brendan was admitted to the Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2017 and is now focussed on offering his wealth of experience gained working with multi-national companies to small and medium sized enterprises in the Kerry region.