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.

And 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 Advertising Hall of Fame. She has been 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 March 2018, Finucane was honored with the Leadership Award by The Ireland Funds. In 2013, she received the New York Women in Communications Matrix Award and the International Women’s Media Foundation Leadership Award.

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Recent Press Releases

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

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

Nov. 16, 2018 - Bank of America Unveils New Brand Positioning – “What would you like the power to do?”

Nov. 1, 2018 - Water.org, Bank of America Expand Partnership to Bring Safe Water to India and Brazil

Oct. 5, 2018 - Vital Voices and Bank of America Host 18th Global Ambassadors Program in Dublin, Providing Mentoring and Skill-Building to Women Entrepreneurs From Around the World

Aug. 20, 2018 - Bank of America Named Top Global Bank on Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World List

May 17, 2018 - Bank of America Issues Fourth and Largest Corporate Green Bond for $2.25 Billion

Apr. 19, 2018 - Bank of America and Cornell University Launch the Bank of America Institute for Women’s Entrepreneurship at Cornell

 

Recent Articles

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

Dec. 5, 2018 - Anne Finucane named to Forbes' 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women', NBC News

Oct. 3, 2018 - BofA's Anne Finucane is ready for her next challenge, American Banker

Sept. 23, 2018 - Most Powerful Women in Banking: No. 8, BofA's Anne Finucane, American Banker

Mar. 8, 2018 - Bank of America's vice chairman on how gender equality flourishes in financial industry, CBS News

Feb. 26, 2018 - Bank of America's Anne Finucane: The 'hippie' turned bank exec, CNN Money

 

Photo Gallery and Videos

         
   

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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

         
 CNBC 2018 - WaterOrg        
CNBC 2018: Anne Finucane - Water.org Interview      

 

 


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