Anne M. Finucane

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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), capital deployment and public policy efforts.

She focuses on the company's outreach to shareholders on social and governance issues, and implementing innovative ways to deploy capital and expand business opportunities in support of the broad themes outlined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including affordable housing, sustainable energy, clean water and sanitation, education and health care.

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.

In addition, Finucane chairs the Global ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts, and the Capital Deployment Group, which collaborates across business lines to deliver innovative financing solutions to address global issues. 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 Ireland Funds, the World Bank Group’s Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), CVS Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Partners Healthcare, and Special Olympics. 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. Most recently, she was inducted into the CMO Hall of Fame and received the Edward M. Kennedy Institute’s Inspired Leadership Award. She was named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women and Forbes’ Most Powerful Women Lists, and American Banker magazine annually names her among the 25 Most Powerful Women in Banking. In April 2019, Finucane was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Ad Hall of Fame. In March 2018, Finucane was honored with the Leadership Award by The Ireland Funds.


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Recent Press Releases

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

Oct. 25, 2019 - Bank of America Issues Fifth Corporate Green Bond for $2 Billion

Apr. 11, 2019 - Bank of America Extends Partnership With the George W. Bush Institute Through $1 Million Commitment to “A Charge to Keep” Campaign

Apr. 4, 2019 - Bank of America Commits $300 Billion by 2030 to Low-Carbon, Sustainable Business

Mar. 18, 2019 - Bank of America and Vital Voices Bring Global Ambassadors Program to Puerto Rico, Providing Mentoring and Skills-Building to Women Entrepreneurs

Jan. 25, 2019 - Bank of America Issues Its First Social Bond for $500 Million

Nov. 26, 2018 - Bank of America and (RED) Partner to Give Consumers the Power to Make a Difference in the Fight Against AIDS

 

Recent Articles

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

Oct. 3, 2019 - BofA's Anne Finucane is ready for her next challenge, American Banker

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

Apr. 30, 2019 - 2019 Advertising Hall of Fame, American Advertising Federation

Jan. 25, 2019 - BofA issues $500M social bond — the first among its U.S. peers, Charlotte Business Journal

 

Photo Gallery and Videos

                         
                

Anne Finucane
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Bloomberg's Grauer, BofA's Finucane, Goldman's Powell on Diversity (Jan. 2019)

 

Fortune -- Change the World: Anne Finucane discusses capital deployment

 


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