Bank of Ireland names first female chief executive

Francesca McDonagh has spent 20 years with banking giant HSBC

17th May, 2017
Bank of Ireland names first female chief executive

McDonagh joins Bank of Ireland from British-based banking giant HSBC, where she is currently head of retail banking and wealth management, UK and Europe. This makes her responsible for all aspects of retail customer service, channels, products and segments of HSBC's three brands - HSBC Plc, M&S Bank and first direct.

Bank of Ireland Governor Archie Kane described the new chief executive as an “exceptional candidate”.

He said she had been...

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