Insurance group FBD Holdings has appointed John O'Grady as an executive director and as the company's chief financial officer.

Mr O'Grady will join FBD and the company's board in July.

A chartered accountant, Mr O'Grady joins FBD from Liberty Insurance where he currently holds the role of finance director.

He has also worked for Aviva and its predecessor companies in Ireland in various roles between 1989 and 2013.

He will take over responsibility from Paul D'Alton, who has held the role of interim CFO since October 2015.