PineBridge Investments has appointed Mick Sweeney as chief executive officer in Ireland.
Sweeney is based in Dublin and reports to Klaus Schuster, head of Europe at PineBridge Investments.
In his new role, Sweeney will have governance responsibilities in support of the Management Company and will be PineBridge's main contact with the CBI. He will also work with Schuster to drive new business lead generation and develop relationships with Ireland-based clients.
Sweeney will support PineBridge as head of the Ireland office, assuming general management and oversight of day-to-day operations of the office.
Sweeney has over 31 years of financial services expertise and has strong leadership experience and relationships in Ireland. He was most recently CEO of Bank of Ireland Wealth Management as well as Interim CEO of the group's New Ireland Assurance unit, the second-largest pension and life assurance provider in Ireland. At Bank of Ireland, he also held several senior roles including serving as CEO for their Asset Management business, a full-service provider in Ireland and a specialist value-based equity and fixed income investment management internationally. He was previously also CEO of the group's Global Markets businesses and headed the custody and fund administration business.