FBD’s post-pandemic agm tackles some thorny issues
Executives announced a dividend payout on the back of a €110 million profit, but were challenged on issues such as fallout from the business interruption claim controversy
The annual general meetings of FBD, the insurance company, are known in the corporate world for being a little different, given the insurer’s rural heritage and the number of its long-standing shareholders. The one held in Dublin last Thursday was no exception.
Shareholders took a moment to say a prayer for all those who had died during the Covid-19 pandemic as Liam Herlihy, FBD’s chairman, opened its first physical annual general meeting for three years.