Bernard Byrne to step down as Davy boss

Former AIB chief executive will depart from the role next year with search for a successor to begin ‘immediately’

Bernard Byrne took the helm of the financial services firm in 2021. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Bernard Byrne will step down as chief executive of Davy next year, the company has announced.

Byrne, formerly the chief executive of AIB, will depart from his position during 2024, less than two years after taking on the leadership of the firm on a permanent basis.

In a statement, Davy, the country’s largest stockbroker, said a search process will begin “immediately” to find a new chief executive, with Byrne set to remain in his role ...