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PineBridge Names New CEO EMEA

Amanda Cheesley

22 June 2023

has appointed Mick Sweeney as its chief executive officer, EMEA, following regulatory approval, He replaces Klaus Schuster who left the firm last October.

Sweeney will oversee the general management of PineBridge’s EMEA business, with overall responsibility for day-to-day operations throughout the region. He will also serve on PineBridge’s global senior leadership team.

Sweeney joined PineBridge in 2019 as CEO of PineBridge Investments Ireland. Prior to joining PineBridge, Sweeney was CEO of the Bank of Ireland Wealth Management, as well as serving as Interim CEO of the bank’s New Ireland Assurance business. During his tenure at the Bank of Ireland, Sweeney also held several other senior leadership positions including CEO of the Global Asset Management business and CEO of the Bank’s Global Markets business. 

Welcoming the move, Michael Karpik, chief operating officer of PineBridge Investments, said: “EMEA continues to play a fundamental role in the success of our global business, and we are delighted that Mick has expanded his remit to lead our team in the region. Mick brings a wealth of experience across financial services, asset management and strong leadership expertise.” 

Sweeney added: “Our business is going from strength to strength, and I greatly look forward to working with a very talented team to continue delivering exceptional solutions for our clients across the region.”

The firm manages $147.4 billion across global asset classes for sophisticated investors around the world.