Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian said on Monday that the Swiss Irish food group’s  business in the UK and Ireland returned to growth during the first quarter. (Photograph:Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times)

Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group, said on Monday that it grew its revenue by 6.1 per cent in the first quarter to €995m, as its business in (...)

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Odds fall on job cuts The Sunday Times reports that Paddy Power and Betfair will yield savings of £25 million from their proposed £5 billion(...)

The frozen bakery specialist, best known here for its Cuisine De France brand awarded Hilliard Lombard more than €5.5 million in stock options and elevated him to the company’s senior executive team in October

Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish food group, has said its European boss Hilliard Lombard, who was recently awarded more than €5.5 million in stock optio(...)

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Rose Hynes is  also chairman of the state-owned Shannon Group plc

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McDonald’s: one of  Aryzta’s listed customers. Shares in the Swiss-Irish food firm have dropped nearly 50 per cent since January. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Aryzta boss Owen Killian has acquired 10,000 shares in the company, worth an estimated €428,000 at Friday’s close. Mr Killian has been battling to hal(...)

Owen Killian, CEO Aryzta. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

In 1997, the former Irish Agricultural Wholesale Society (IAWS), later to become Aryzta, acquired the Cuisine de France brand for IR£51 million (€64 m(...)

Aryzta’s annual report, published this morning, shows a decline in the salary of Owen Killian from 6.1 million Swiss francs (€5.5 million) last year to 1.6 million Swiss francs (€1.6 million) this year. Photo: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Irish chief executive of Swiss-based food group Aryzta received a compensation package totalling €1.6 million this year, according to the company’(...)

  Brendan Howlin   and   Michael Noonan: The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal social charge. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

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Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian is battling a fall in investor confidence. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta has awarded its European boss Hilliard Lombard more than €5.5 million in stock options and elevated him to the company’(...)