Bank of Ireland Board Appointment

Bank of Ireland announces the appointment to the Board of BOIG plc and the Court of Directors of the Bank of Michele Greene with effect from 5 December 2019. Ms Greene was nominated to join the Board by the Minister for Finance under the terms of the Relationship Framework between the Minister and BOIG plc.

Patrick Kennedy, Bank of Ireland Chairman, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Michele to the Board of Bank of Ireland and look forward to working with her. Her extensive experience, particularly in more recent years as Managing Director of Digital Banking and Director of Strategic Development at Virgin Money, will further enhance the Board’s experience and skills profile in the areas of change and digital and technology innovation”.

Michele has a Master’s Degree from Trinity College Dublin and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland. She has over 25 years’ experience of financial services and retail banking, particularly in the areas of payments and digital innovation. Michele held the role of Managing Director of Virgin Money’s Digital Bank until July 2018, prior to which she was Director of Strategic Development, responsible for the Bank’s future development. She joined Virgin Money initially as Director of Banking, with responsibility for building the Bank’s new credit card business. Before joining Virgin Money, Michele was CFO of MBNA Europe where she held executive positions on the boards of MBNA Europe Ltd and Premium Credit Finance Limited. Michele’s earlier career was spent at Goldman Sachs, Credit Lyonnais and KPMG.

The announcement is made in accordance with Rule 6.6.5 of Euronext Dublin’s Listing Rules and Rule 9.6.11 of the London Stock Exchange’s Listing Rules.

The Company confirms that there are no matters requiring disclosure under Rule 6.6.7 of Euronext Dublin’s Listing Rules/Rule 9.6.13 of the London Stock Exchange’s Listing Rules