FBD Insurance has joined the Guaranteed Irish business membership organisation.

The insurance company opened its first Dublin branch office - in Drumcondra - last week. 

FBD has 33 branches nationwide and over 850 staff, working on behalf of half a million policyholders. 

Guaranteed Irish has over 300 members nationwide. 

As well as FBD, other members of the organisation include KPMG, Dairygold, MSD, Dublin Port Company, CRH, Ballymaloe Foods, Bord na Mona, Brennans Bread and Tayto.

"As one of Ireland's oldest established insurance providers, FBD Insurance embodies the ‘Guaranteed Irish’ ethos, demonstrating a deep-rooted commitment to the communities in which it operates," commented Brid O’Connell, the CEO of Guaranteed Irish.

"FBD Insurance is ambitious in its vision to create sustainable jobs and with building communities and we wish them every success in their endeavours," she added.

FBD Group's chief executive Fiona Muldoon said the company looked forward to working with Guaranteed Irish to support Irish customers, Irish jobs and Irish businesses for many years to come.