Patrick Coveney at the  Greencore Group agm. Analysts largely believe he’s done the right thing by shareholders. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney reached for superlatives as he unveiled a $747 million (€652.3 million) deal in November 2016 that, he hoped(...)

 Greencore CEO Patrick Coveney: “We see very, very significant potential for growth returns and economic delivery in the US.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

After almost two weeks on the road visiting Greencore’s businesses in the UK and the US, chief executive Patrick Coveney faced the prospect of being s(...)

There’s no sign of Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney losing his appetite for the job. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Imperial Holly are two words that would send a shiver down the spine of Greencore shareholders of a certain age. It represented a disastrous foray i(...)