O’Grady foresees ‘great outcomes’ as he takes over at the helm of Bank of Ireland

Ensuring the smooth transfer of KBC Bank and Ulster Bank customers to Bank of Ireland and integrating a €9 billion KBC mortgage loan book are just some of the items on Myles O’Grady’s in-tray as he becomes BoI’s new chief executive

Myles O’Grady, the new Bank of Ireland chief executive, has moved about a lot over the last number of years. But a few months ago, he suggested that the role he has now landed was the one he really coveted.

O’Grady, a former AIB executive and chief financial officer at Bank of Ireland, announced in August that he was leaving Musgrave Group, the wholesale and retail business he had joined just four months earlier.

“The ...