Sunday February 23, 2020

AIB pays out €50 million to 250 top staff members

Chief executive Bernard Byrne earned almost €600,000

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

@ianguider
20th March, 2016
Bernard Byrne was the highest paid banker in 2015 Pic: RollingNews.ie

State-controlled AIB paid €50 million in salaries to its top 250 staff last year, equivalent to €200,000 each, new figures reveal.

The highest paid banker was chief executive Bernard Byrne, who earned just shy of €600,000 in 2015.

Some €21 million was shared by 92 senior members of the management team and non-executive directors, while a further €6.3 million was paid over to 43 staff who controlled key areas of the bank’s business.

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