Bank of Ireland has appointed Myles O’Grady as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and executive director.

O’Grady will succeed Andrew Keating who announced in June that he will be stepping down.

The new appointment will take effect from this Friday (18 October).

“Myles brings a wealth of experience to this important role, as the Bank continues to deliver against its strategic priorities to transform the Bank, serve customers brilliantly, and grow sustainable profits”

O’Grady joined the Group in June 2019 as Director of Commercial Partnering Ireland and was also appointed Group Non-Executive Director at Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. He is a leading finance professional with 30 years’ experience, including senior roles across retail, business and investment banking, with significant international banking and financial services experience.

Expertise and market knowledge

He has extensive local market knowledge from working with AIB Group, where he was Group Director of Finance and Investor Relations and had a lead role in the June 2017 IPO. In addition, Myles held senior positions in international financial services organisations including Citibank and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson.

O’Grady also has significant expertise working with international and domestic regulators, government and state authorities, investors, market analysts and international investment banks. He is also experienced across strategy development, business restructuring and recovery, Finance function transformation, investor relations and IPOs.

“I would like to congratulate Myles O’Grady on his appointment as Group chief financial officer and executive director at the Bank of Ireland Group,” said Group CEO Francesca McDonagh. “Myles brings a wealth of experience to this important role, as the Bank continues to deliver against its strategic priorities to transform the Bank, serve customers brilliantly, and grow sustainable profits.” 

Main image: Myles O’Grady, chief financial officer, Bank of Ireland

Written by John Kennedy (john.kennedy3@boi.com)

Published: 15 October, 2019

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