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    Brian Lenihan, the Minister for Finance, has appointed 5 new members of the Central Bank Commission effective from Friday. Their terms of office will stagger to allow for future appointments to be filled at different times.

    • Professor John Fitzgerald (5 years) - Research Professor at ESRI
    • Mr. Max Watson (5 years) - Recently conducted work for the Irish Government on banking
    • Mr. Michael Soden (4 years) - Former Bank of Ireland Chief
    • Mr. Des Geraghty (4 years) - Former Head of SIPTU and politician
    • Professor Blanaid Clarke (3 years) - Associate Professor in Corporate Law at UCD


    The following will also sit on the commission ex officio of their roles

    • Professor Patrick Honohan (Governor)
    • Mr. Matthew Elderfield (Head of Financial Regulation)
    • Mr. Tony Grimes (Head of Central Banking)
    • Mr. Kevin Cardiff (Secretary General of the Department of Finance)

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Cochrane View Post
    Brian Lenihan, the Minister for Finance, has appointed 5 new members of the Central Bank Commission effective from Friday. Their terms of office will stagger to allow for future appointments to be filled at different times.

    • Professor John Fitzgerald (5 years) - Research Professor at ESRI
    • Mr. Max Watson (5 years) - Recently conducted work for the Irish Government on banking
    • Mr. Michael Soden (4 years) - Former Bank of Ireland Chief
    • Mr. Des Geraghty (4 years) - Former Head of SIPTU and politician
    • Professor Blanaid Clarke (3 years) - Associate Professor in Corporate Law at UCD


    The following will also sit on the commission ex officio of their roles

    • Professor Patrick Honohan (Governor)
    • Mr. Matthew Elderfield (Head of Financial Regulation)
    • Mr. Tony Grimes (Head of Central Banking)
    • Mr. Kevin Cardiff (Secretary General of the Department of Finance)
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    More of the same so.

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    some really good people on there i.e John Fitzgerald, Michael soden to name but two

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    Will they have internet access?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baron von Biffo View Post
    Will they have internet access?

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    Blanaid Clarke is a good appointment - shes got her head screwed on properly.

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    Same old,same old.

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    Des Geraghty....am I missing something?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Disillusioned democrat View Post
    Des Geraghty....am I missing something?


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