High price of bank leadership

Richard Curran takes a look at how much the country’s bank chief executives received during their time at the top

30th May, 2009

Bank chief executives may not have paid much of a price for the costly mess in the sector that the taxpayer is now having to clear up. As those at the top of the banking system tumble like skittles, the extent of the poor lending that took place during the boom years is becoming more apparent.

However, the precise financial position of the former chief executives of Ireland’s top banks will not be known until...

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