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Lunch & Speaker Eugene Murphy “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”
2nd March 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Career involved working in banking in Ireland from 1968, initially in primary banking . Then chosen to move to London office which had a Money Market trading operation in 1973. Quickly promoted to trader covering Spot and Forward business. Returned to Dublin Head Office trading room as Manager of Forward Fx in 1980. Interacted with all Local and UK brokers. Was Head hunted to join National City Brokers owned by Dermot Desmond.( So gamekeeper turns poacher ) Split from them in 1985 to form our own broking business CHD Brokers ( Director / major shareholder) . In 1991 head hunted by Bank of Ireland to head up Treasury operations in Jersey Channel Islands . This was a 3 year contract so in 1994 secured a job in London as Head of Marketing for Harlow Butler – major broking company in London. Moved to Icap Plc following a takeover . In 2005 secured a job with Cantor Fitzgerald as Head of Business Developmeny and Marketing . In 2011 was head hunted by Tullett Prebon London to Head up their Business Development and Marketing . Chose to retire in May 2014.
Basically moving in all those circles as a banker I was entertained by brokers and when I moved to broking works I did the entertaining … Some interesting