Seamus McMahon

Partner, Booz & Company

Seamus McMahon is a New York–based financial services partner at Booz & Company. Seamus, who was originally a partner from 1991–1995, rejoined the firm in late 2006 and leads Booz & Company's commercial banking practice in the United States.

Prior to rejoining the practice, Seamus was with HSBC Bank USA, most recently as Regional President, Atlantic Region. In addition to running all banking activities from New Jersey to Florida, Seamus focused on prioritizing and opening new branch locations nationally. Innovative market approaches and investment led to year-over-year revenue growth well in excess of 30 percent, with profitable new branch deposit growth ranked the best in the industry. Under Seamus's leadership, HSBC, in one year, became the leading banker to embassy and government missions in Washington, D.C., with multiple billion-dollar balances. Seamus also led HSBC's strategy and corporate development for North America.

In 2001–2004, Seamus was CEO of Toronto Dominion Bank USA. Seamus led Toronto Dominion Bank's U.S. expansion efforts. Initiatives included a national joint venture with WalMart, expanding TD Waterhouse, and screening bank targets.

Before joining Toronto Dominion, Seamus led the retail banking practice at First Manhattan Consulting Group and co-founded Novantas, a New York–based consultancy and services company.

Seamus is a dual American and Irish national with a degree in economics from Trinity College, Dublin. Seamus was recently selected as one of the top 50 Irish Americans on Wall Street. He currently serves on the board of the National Council on Economic Education and on the advisory board of Enterprise Ireland. He speaks fluent German and is a sports enthusiast, an avid surfer, and triathlete.

Focus: Business, Economy, Finance, United Kingdom, United States, Americas, Europe

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Last Updated: May 15, 2012

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