Today Bank of Ireland Global Markets welcomed Michael R. Bloomberg, philanthropist, former New York City Mayor, and founder of Bloomberg LP to its Dublin offices. During the visit Michael toured the Global Markets office, the largest dealing room in Ireland, and met with Francesca McDonagh, Group CEO and Sean Crowe, CEO Markets and Treasury, Bank of Ireland.
Part of the Group’s Markets and Treasury business, over 175 people are based in the Dublin dealing room and cover a range of activity including; transacting in a range of market instruments on behalf of both Bank of Ireland Group and customers. These include both business, mainly SMEs, and personal customers who require foreign exchange needs delivered through a variety of online channels.
Francesca McDonagh, Group CEO, Bank of Ireland commented:
“I was delighted to welcome Michael to Bank of Ireland. It was a pleasure to speak with him about the ways we are supporting our customer ambitions on the international stage, as well as the positive role that business can play in the community.”
Sean Crowe, CEO Markets and Treasury, Bank of Ireland said:
“As a long standing Bloomberg customer, it is a real privilege to host Michael and his team here in Bank of Ireland. It was also a pleasure to walk him through Ireland’s largest dealing room, introducing him both to long standing colleagues who are immersed in every aspect of various international markets as well as some of the newest graduate entrants to the Bank.”