Tony Smurfit indicated that Smurfit Kappa will continue  seeking out acquisitions annually worth up to €300 million, which he said it is able to finance from its own resources. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Tony Smurfit, who took over from Gary McGann two months ago as chief executive of Smurfit Kappa packaging group, says he will maintain the same broad(...)

Tony Smurfit, chief executive  of Smurfit Kappa Group: he must surely be tempted to implement at least a slight change in emphasis, to announce his arrival if nothing else. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

Wednesday’s third-quarter results presentation by Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) will be the first public outing of the new chief executive, Tony Smurfit, (...)

Gary McGann: has been appointed to the board of MPS.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

As former Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann receives the RDS Gold Medal for Industry award today – there is an interview with him elsewhere in(...)

Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power: ‘It’s people, the talent you left embedded, that’s what matters most.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gary McGann strolls around the president’s room at the RDS, pointing to familiar faces from decades-old photographs on the walls. “Ah, I know him t(...)

Inside a Paddy Power shop in Central London. Paddy Power Betfair will have its main listing on the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA

The €2 billion-a-year gambling giant formed by the merger of Irish bookie Paddy Power and London-listed betting exchange Betfair will be based in the(...)

Paddy Power Betfair will be headquartered in Dublin and is expected to maintain a significant presence in both Ireland and the United Kingdom. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has agreed the terms of its proposed merger with UK gaming company Betfair, paving the way for the creation of one of the(...)

Matt Moran, former chief financial officer at Anglo Irish Bank, arrives for a hearing of the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin, September 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been called on to clarify comments he made before the Banking Inquiry which were directly contradicted on Wednesday. Mr Kenny(...)

Gary McGann, former non-executive director of Anglo Irish Bank, arriving at the Banking Inquiry, September 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Although Gary McGann is highly respected within the business sphere for several fine achievements in a 47-year executive career, his five years as a d(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen. The inquiry heard he met the then Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick at the home of a director of the bank before a golf game in July 2008

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen met the then Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick at the home of a director of the bank before a golf game in July (...)

Former non-executive director of Anglo Irish Bank Gary McGann has claimed the Financial Regulator was fully briefed on Sean Quinn’s Contracts for Difference

The banking inquiry has heard a meeting took place in the home of a former non-executive director at Anglo Irish Bank before an infamous golf outing. (...)