Darragh Ward

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Darragh leads Farrelly Mitchell’s finance and operations team, ensuring seamless and efficient operations and global compliance. His team provides finance and administration support across the business, optimising the service and value we deliver to our clients across the world.

With more than 25 years of experience in international finance, Darragh brings a vast amount of experience to Farrelly Mitchell. He is a strategic thinker, highly experienced in improving business integration, digitalisation and overall efficiencies to facilitate growth and international expansion.

Darragh is an immensely dedicated and accomplished senior finance professional, proficient in financial strategy, operational oversight, team leadership, daily accounting, and risk management across multinational corporations and SMEs. Skilful in implementing financial enhancements, fostering growth, profitability, and operational stability, while ensuring robust internal controls, divisional efficiencies, and compliance standards. He has a strategic and forward-thinking mindset, capable of effectively influencing senior executives and boards, delivering valuable commercial insights and driving positive financial transformation.

Previously, Darragh served as a senior finance manager at Activision, a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products. In this role he oversaw accounting, reporting, FP&A, and compliance.

He has also held other finance roles within the software, retail and consulting sectors in Ireland and the UK.

Darragh’s diverse background spans industries, countries, and cultures, enriching his finance and operational experience. Leveraging skills in reporting, planning, and problem-solving, he delivers timely insights to business stakeholders. He is passionate about providing strategic support, to ensure financial integrity and performance across businesses. This includes budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis, to drive efficiency enhancements.

Collaborating with audit and tax teams, Darragh ensures adherence to global standards and best practices and thrives in dynamic finance environments.

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