Thursday July 16, 2020

Sean FitzPatrick: The lost tapes

Charismatic. Respected. Complex. Disgraced. Bankrupted. Flawed. This is his story, in his own words

28th May, 2017
Sean FitzPatrick:I have been where the power was. I have seen it. I have enjoyed it. I have abused it. Ihave used it. I have done everything with it.

Sean FitzPatrick is a complex figure. He was a charismatic, entrepreneurial banker who helped shape modern Dublin and gave many business figures a hand-up. He scaled the peaks of Irish business both as boss of Anglo Irish Bank and as a non-executive director of Smurfit Kappa Group, Greencore Group and Aer Lingus. People who dealt with him tended to like him. Over decades, he was decent to many businesspeople, and this was returned with loyalty....

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