Monday June 1, 2020

Reviewing the ‘enormous contribution’ of Sean FitzPatrick

A year since its chairman and chief executive resigned, more high-profile departures mark the passing of Anglo Irish Bank’s old regime

12th December, 2009

This week marks the first anniversary of the resignations of Sean FitzPatrick and David Drumm as chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank.

Their departures signalled the beginning of the end for the ailing bank, which went on to be nationalised within weeks as the government scrambled to shore up a liquidity crisis that was triggered by a wholesale lack of confidence in the wholesale banking and funding markets.

Last week, however, marked the...

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