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/

Budget to reduce USC The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal so(...)

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’(...)

Fintragh, 11 Shrewsbury Road: an eight-bedroom property with a pool and tennis court is on the market for €10.5 million

Jump to the latest house for sale: Fintragh, 11 Shrewsbury Road ______________ For one small road of just 30 houses, Shrewsbury Road in the h(...)

Aryzta CEO Owen Killian said that the group’s focus is now on delivering the underlying revenue growth potential of the business. (Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times)

Shares in Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta hit another 12-month low yesterday after the company reported a drop in underlying profit, which chief executi(...)

Owen Killian CEO of Aryzta: awarded RDS gold medal for industry last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

There was a time when Aryzta boss Owen Killian could do no wrong. Back in the 1990s, he transformed the Irish Agriculture Wholesale Society (IAWS) – a(...)

Owen Killian will resign as chairman of Origin Enterprises in October, having held the role since the business was launched in 2006. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aryzta has sold its remaining 29 per cent stake in Irish agri-services group Origin Enterprises for €228.5 million. Earlier this year Aryzta raised mo(...)

Chief executive Owen Killian said the decline in Aryzta’s North America business is expected to continue through Q4. (Photograph:Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times)

Swiss based food group Aryzta reported a 13.2 per cent growth in revenues for its third quarter, but underlying revenues fell by 2.3 per cent as it w(...)