Burrell has 18 years’ industry experience in the financial services industry, with roles at Abbey National, Prudential and most recently IRESS.
He said: “Target Group has a great reputation so I am looking forward to a very promising future here with my new colleagues.
“Since joining the company I have been excited by the growth and potential that it has to offer.
“In joining the dynamic environment at Target Group with its strong, dedicated staff, I look forward to working with the team in progressing the company’s development plans."
Paddy Byrne, chief executive officer at Target Group, added: “Chris possesses great experience and expertise in the financial services industry and will further strengthen the team here at Target Group.
“His appointment reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering excellence to our clients and we look forward to working with him.”