Market Talk with Ian Guider

The controversial chief executive of the ‘least-worst bank in Ireland’ is formally stepping down, after a tenure that may have been short on humility but was long on profits and growth

24th September, 2017
Richie Boucher: no contrition, but plenty of focus Pic: Bryan Meade

This coming weekend, after eight and half years in charge, Richie Boucher will formally step down as chief executive of Bank of Ireland. In the same manner that has marked the months since he announced his retirement, it will be a low-profile and private departure. As Boucher told me a year ago, there will come a point when he and Bank of Ireland aren’t synonymous.

Boucher once described Bank of Ireland as the...

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