General Secretary

The Position

The General Secretary is appointed by the Executive Committee as a permanent full-time officer with responsibility for directing the work of the Union's staff and for co-ordinating the Union's day-to-day operations in line with the objectives set by the Union's Executive Committee. The General Secretary liaises with the Officer Board in carrying out these functions along with the Union's Executive Committee.

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The Person: Larry Broderick

General Secretary since 2001, Larry Broderick has been employed by IBOA since 1985 and has wide experience in industrial relations and the financial services sector. A graduate of UCD and holder of a MBS, Larry Broderick leads a professional team in IBOA's Head Office. A member of the General Executive Council of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions and of the Finance Sector Committee of UNI-Europe, Larry has served on a number of national and European bodies representing staff working in the financial sector.

A keen sportsman in his youth, Larry Broderick won a Dublin minor football title in 1976 with the Crumlin GAA club before captaining the club's hurling team to a Leinster club senior hurling championship in 1979 – becoming the only Dublin team to have ever done so. He maintains a close interest in the games. He is also an accomplished musician - playing the flute and the whistle - inspired by his late father, Vincent, a noted exponent of Irish traditional music.