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Anne M. Finucane

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Anne M. Finucane | Vice Chairman

Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman

Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman at Bank of America and 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. She also serves on the board of BofA Securities Europe SA – the company’s EU broker-dealer.

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 $125 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. In 2019, she was tapped for induction into the Advertising Hall of Fame. She has been named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women List, and Forbes’ Most Powerful Women List three years running, 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 for her philanthropic work.

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