Bank of Ireland Global Markets yesterday welcomed Michael R. Bloomberg to its Dublin offices. Mr. Bloomberg is a philanthropist, former New York City Mayor and founder of Bloomberg LP.
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.
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.
Speaking yesterday, Group CEO at Bank of Ireland, Francesca McDonagh said, "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."
CEO of Markets and Treasury at Bank of Ireland, Sean Crowe added, "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."