Tommy Breen: says it it a “natural evolution” for DCC to seek acquisitions outside Europe.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

London-listed energy-to-smartphones conglomerate DCC, which has reported a surge in its financial performance, has said it could swallow acquisition(...)

Tommy Breen, DCC chief executive, said that the group’s “very strong” performance was achieved through excellent performances from the energy, healthcare and environmental divisions, “notwithstanding a more difficult background for the technology division”.

DCC, the sales, marketing, distribution and business support services group, said on Tuesday that operating profit in the six months to end September(...)

DCC chief executive Tommy Breen

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC expects to see more acquisition opportunities as oil majors slim down, and is looking to expand its energy bus(...)

Tommy Breen Chief Executive DCC: His total pay packet, including his salary, bonus and other incentives, increased from €3.16 million to €3.85 million.Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/THE IRISH TIMES

As technology-to-energy conglomerate DCC grows, so does its chief executive’s pay packet. Tommy Breen, the softly-spoken Ulster man who took the reins(...)

Looking to 2016, Tommy Breen, chief executive DCC, said on Tuesday that the group anticipates that “both operating profit and adjusted earnings per share from continuing activities will be very significantly ahead of the prior year”. (Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES)

DCC is eyeing further European acquisitions after agreeing a €464 million deal with Shell to buy Butagaz, a leading liquefied petroleum gas business ((...)

From Left: Annalisa O’Carroll head of Impact; Elizabeth Waters of the Virtual Community College; Tony Griffin of  Soar; Karen Leigh of special needs charity Sensational Kids; CEO of DCC Tommy Breen; Aoibheann O’Brien and Iseult Ward of FoodCloud, at the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards. Photograph: Fergal Phillips.

Nine social entrepreneurs were awarded €600,000 at the 10th annual Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards in Dublin last night. SEI presented three Impac(...)

DCC now expects growth in operating profit and adjusted earnings per share would be in the range of 5-10 per cent over the previous year. This is down from the previous estimate of 10-12 per cent. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Energy-to-technologies conglomerate DCC is eyeing further European expansion, after yesterday cutting its earnings outlook for the year on the back of(...)

John Moloney: announcement of new role came on the day the company announced it had agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

John Moloney, a former managing director of Glanbia, has taken over as chairman of DCC, an energy-to-technologies conglomerate, where he replaces reti(...)

The DCC agm in the Four Seasons Hotel in Dublin earlier this year, Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

DCC, the energy-to-technologies conglomerate, has agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses to Valeo Foods, the owner of the Jacobs(...)

The Irish fuels-to-healthcare-to-technology conglomerate will gain a 4.2 per cent share of the French retail motor fuels market with the Esso Express deal

DCC is on the hunt to buy more European chains of unmanned fuel stations, following its announcement yesterday it has agreed a €106 million deal to b(...)