‘Here’s Lucy’

Bank of Ireland has appointed Lucy Ryan as Head of Food & Beverage Sector on its Business Banking Sectors team. Lucy will focus on growing the Bank’s food and beverage lending and funding operations, guiding and working with businesses in the food and beverage industry across the country to tackle the challenges currently facing the sector.

With over 25 years’ experience working with major food, beverage and alcohol companies including Diageo, C&C Group and Valeo Foods in Ireland, Italy and the UK, Lucy joins Bank of Ireland from BFree Foods, a Dublin-based provider of gluten-free bread and bakery products.

In addition, Lucy holds a degree in languages from University College Cork and a post graduate qualification from UCD Smurfit Business School.