Smurfit Kappa, led by chief executive Tony Smurfit, is ‘very disappointed’ by Italian fine. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Cardboard box maker Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) said on Tuesday its Italian unit has been fined €124 million as authorities in the country found that 50(...)

In Europe, ebitda increased by 17 per cent to €688 million, helped by a 2 per cent organic increase in the volume of boxes sold, higher pricing and acquisitions.

The chief executive of cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa has said UK and Irish wholesalers and retailers will have limited scope to stockpile products(...)

Much of the declines of Smurfit Kappa and IP have been down to concerns over box demand and declining prices across the industry. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa, which saw off an unwanted takeover bid from International Paper (IP) last year, is unlikely to court renewed intere(...)

Tony Smurfit, CEO Smurfit Kappa Group Plc. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty

Just weeks after US packaging group International Paper (IP) decided last June to abandon its pursuit of Smurfit Kappa, it landed upon another buying (...)

Cathriona Hallahan, chair of The Irish Times Business Awards 2019 judging panel and MD of Microsoft Ireland, presents the CFO of the Year Award to Ken Bowles from Smurfit Kappa. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Ken Bowles, chief financial officer at Smurfit Kappa, has been named CFO of the year at The Irish Times Business Awards in Dublin. Mr Bowles, who joi(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Global stocks edged higher on Tuesday after strong US earnings releases and German data provided reassurance about economic sentiment in Europe’s bigg(...)

  Tony Smurfit of Smurfit Kappa Group enjoyed a 40% pay hike last year

The chief executive of Smurfit Kappa, Tony Smurfit, enjoyed a 40 per cent jump in remuneration last year, according to the company’s latest annual re(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

From promising acquisitions to significant asset sales and business exits, the winners for July, August and September of this year’s Irish Times Busin(...)

Ken Bowles with Tony Smurfit, Smurfit Kappa chief executive. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

Often the unsung heroes of the business world, chief financial officers are the workhorses behind the headlines. This year’s shortlist for the Irish T(...)

Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Smurfit Kappa said on Wednesday, as it reported record earnings, that it has started proceedings to seek compensation after the Venezuelan government (...)

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