Coillte, the State-owned forestry and landowning company, is aiming to raise up to €60 million by selling off the vast network of mobile phone masts l(...)

By hiring the experienced agribusiness executive Fergal Leamy from the gilded world of private equity, Coillte has landed itself a new chief executive(...)

A Coillte plantation near  Horse & Jockey in Tipperary. It has hired a former advisor to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive.

Coillte, the State forestry and landowning company, has hired a former adviser to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive. The (...)

“Self-inflicted.” This was the phrase Greencore boss Patrick Coveney used to describe the company’s difficulties in the UK last year. It reaped an ava(...)

Chief executive of Greencore Patrick Coveney. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons /Irish Times

Food group Greencore saw revenues rise 4.4 per cent to £331.9 million (€445 million) for the 13 weeks to December 26th.Its convenience foods division (...)

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TODAY Results: Crane; Microsoft; Sanmina. Meetings: Hostelworld conference (Convention Centre Dublin). Indicators: Euro zone retail sales (D(...)

Pictured at the launch is Minister Richard Bruton; (l ) Marie O’Connor, partner at PwC and 30% Club Leader in Ireland and (middle) Helena Morrissey CBE, ceo of Newton Investment Management and founder of 30% Club in the UK. (Photograph: Maxwells)

Business leaders committed to bringing the proportion of female directors on Irish boards and at executive management level up to 30 per cent by 2020 (...)

Chief executive Patrick Coveney said the sandwich maker was operating in a highly competitive sector and that its pay rates were in line with industry norms.

Up to a third of workers at Greencore’s UK plants at certain times of the year are paid at or close to the minimum wage.Most are agency staff, who are(...)

For many people, the name Greencore will be forever linked to sugar, the firm having been formed through the privatisation of the Irish Sugar Company(...)

Patrick Coveney chief executive of Greencore: ‘We’re operating in an industry where retail prices for products are falling and we have to be very competitive on all the components that go into our costs.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Greencore likes to tout itself as one of the great Irish success stories. Forged from the ashes of the loss-making Irish Sugar company, it has risen t(...)