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Wells Fargo names Fiona Gallagher to lead its European banking platform

Christian Fernsby | London, United Kingdom | July 10, 2019
Fiona GallagherWells Fargo and Company announced that Fiona Gallagher has been named as the new CEO for Wells Fargo Bank International Unlimited Company (WFBI), effective October 1, 2019.
In her position as WFBI CEO, Ms. Gallagher will be responsible for the leadership, management and governance of Wells Fargo’s European Bank, including its branches in the UK and Germany.

In addition, she will serve as executive director on the WFBI board and on board and management committees as required.

A 15-year Deutsche Bank veteran, Ms. Gallagher most recently was managing director, global head of Securities Services and chief country officer for Ireland.

Ms. Gallagher's dual role included responsibility for custody, clearing and settlement, as well as fund administration services across 30 markets globally.

She was also responsible for overseeing local operations across all divisions to further develop Deutsche Bank’s Irish business.

Previously, Ms. Gallagher held a number of leadership positions in Dublin and London, UK, such as managing director and global co-head of coverage for Institutional Cash and Securities Services; director and global head of Relationship Management, Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions; and director and global head of Private Placements.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Ms. Gallagher worked in New York, USA, for Barclays Capital and Merrill Lynch.

Ms. Gallagher holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and a Finance and Marketing Diploma in Business Studies from University College Dublin.

She succeeds Muiris O'Dwyer, who has been acting as the interim CEO of WFBI since August 2018.

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