Anne M. Finucane

Vice Chairman

Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman at Bank of America and also serves as chairman of the board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Europe. As a member of the executive management team, Finucane is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainable finance, capital deployment and public policy efforts.

As chairman of the board of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Europe, Finucane oversees more than €50 billion in assets and is responsible for working with business leaders and regulators to execute the company’s European growth strategy.

Finucane chairs the Global ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts. She also co-chairs the Sustainable Markets Committee with COO Tom Montag, which collaborates across business lines to deliver innovative financing solutions in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including affordable housing, sustainable energy, clean water and sanitation, education and health care. She stewards Bank of America’s $300 billion environmental business initiative, oversees the company’s $1.6 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio and chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

Active in the community, Finucane serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit boards of directors including Carnegie Hall, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the World Bank Group’s Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), CVS Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Mass General Brigham Healthcare, Special Olympics, the (RED) Advisory Board, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and The Ireland Funds. She served on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy board and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Finucane has received numerous professional and public service accolades. She has regularly been named to Forbes’ and Fortune’s Most Powerful Women lists, along with American Banker’s 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking. In 2019, Finucane was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Ad Hall of Fame as well as the CMO Hall of Fame, and received the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Award for Inspired Leadership. In March 2018, Finucane was honored with the Leadership Award by The Ireland Funds.

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Press Releases

May 19, 2020 - Bank of America Issues $1 Billion Corporate Social Bond

Apr. 30, 2020 - Bank of America Releases Its Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Report

Mar. 17, 2020 - Khan Academy’s Efforts to Keep Everyone Learning Gains Major New Support from Bank of America

Dec. 16, 2019 - Bank of America Announces Expansion of the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell University

Dec. 5, 2019 - Bank of America Meets Its $125 Billion Environmental Business Initiative Commitment Six Years Ahead of Schedule

Nov. 7, 2019 - Bank of America and Vital Voices Host 20th Global Ambassadors Program in Paris



May 2020 - Response and responsibility: banks and the fight against Covid-19, Euromoney

Dec. 13, 2019 - Forbes names the world’s most powerful women of 2019, Forbes

Nov. 4, 2019 - Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman at Bank of America, to Be Inducted Into The CMO Hall of Fame, The CMO Awards

Oct. 25, 2019 - Anne Finucane receives Edward M. Kennedy Institute Award for Inspired Leadership, Boston Globe

Sept. 28, 2019 - Most Powerful Women in Banking: No. 5, BofA's Anne Finucane, American Banker


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Davos 2019 Year Ahead Luncheon: Panel on Diversity


Fortune ‒ Change the World: Anne Finucane discusses capital deployment


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