Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking Announces Senior Appointment

Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking Announces Senior Appointment


Nikki Canavan has been appointed as Senior Director, Origination and Market Development at Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking. In her new role Nikki and her team will manage a diverse and highly experienced team of 25 Corporate Origination professionals in providing best in class customer focussed financing solutions for new and existing business customers.

Nikki brings a wealth of experience to this role, and will have teams based in Dublin, Cork and Galway as well as strong synergies across the bank’s nationwide business banking network. Nikki has held a number of senior positions in the Bank of Ireland Group, having joined the Bank’s Leveraged Acquisition Finance Team in 1999. Her most recent role was Head of the Retail Business with Global Markets.

She has over 25 years international commercial banking experience and has worked in all divisions of Bank of Ireland. Nikki began her career in the debt capital markets division of Barclays Capital in London.

Discussing the appointment, Pat Gaynor, Managing Director Corporate Banking said; “We are delighted to announce Nikki’s appointment as Senior Director, origination and Market Development which is a key component of Corporate Banking.

“As the No 1 Corporate and Business bank and the largest lender to the Irish company we have significant businesses of scale across all sectors of the economy. We are committed to serving our customers brilliantly with a strong focus on flexibility, proactivity and speed and certainty of delivery.

“I would like to congratulate Nikki on her new position, she brings a wealth of experience to the role and I am confident that this appointment will position the business for further growth in the Irish market in the years ahead.”