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Shares in Aryzta, which went on in March to scrap its Irish stock-market listing as its centre of gravity moved to Zurich, are currently trading at 1.30 Swiss francs (€1.20)

It’s a year to the month since a group of activist shareholders in Aryzta, the Swiss-Irish baked goods group, oversaw a boardroom coup resulting in th(...)

Aryzta  CEO Gary McGann speaks during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in 2018.  File photo: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

Fund managers and analysts who dialled into Aryzta’s full-year results conference call on Tuesday to get a sense of whether a rapport was developing b(...)

Aryzta’s Irish directors are now all gone, including  chairman Gary McGann. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aryzta’s egm in Zurich on Wednesday was extraordinary in many ways. The disaffected shareholders (led by Swiss investor Veraison and including Spain-b(...)

 Granahan McCourt chairman and chief executive David  McCourt:  Minister for Communications Richard Bruton is expected to sign  a   €2.9 billion contract with National Broadband Ireland, a firm established by   Granahan McCourt, according to the Sunday Times

Broadband contract The Government is expected to sign the €2.9 billion contract for the national broadband plan next week, according to the Sunday Ti(...)

Aryzta CEO and   Dan Flinter, non executive director,  at the company agm  in Dublin last year. Photograph: Alan Betson

A share register trustee company has hit back at claims by Aryzta that it was to blame for several hundred Irish shareholders missing out on a recent (...)

Aryzta chief executive Kevin Toland and chairman Gary McGann attend the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Switzerland last week. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Hundreds of long-term shareholders in troubled food group Aryzta have seen their stake in the company decimated after they were effectively locked out(...)

Owen Killian  with the RDS Gold Medal which was awarded by the resident of the RDS in October, 2014 Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Call it a bad karma but the moment former Aryzta boss Owen Killian received the RDS Gold Medal for Industry, the State’s top business award, things be(...)

In 1997, with Owen Killian as number two, IAWS charted its rise by buying Cuisine De France and reinventing itself as a convenience food business. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The departure of Aryzta’s long-standing boss Owen Killian, the man credited with transforming an ailing Irish agricultural business into an internatio(...)

Owen Killian has helped turn  Aryzta in to a baking behemoth with a  €3 billion turnover. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Owen Killian’s days in charge of Aryzta may be numbered following the latest collapse in the company’s share price. He had been struggling to halt a(...)

Gary McGann is former chief executive of Smurfit Kappa  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Frozen baked goods supplier Aryzta has named Gary McGann, former chief executive of Smurfit Kappa, as its next chairman as the Swiss-based company gra(...)

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