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 (...)

Aryzta had an unremitting bad year and was the  standout corporate loser of 2018. Photograph: Reuters

It was another year of mixed fortunes in corporate Ireland. The economy continues to be the fastest growing in Europe while the live register fell to (...)

Dermot Smurfit: announced that he was stepping down from the board of Dublin-listed funds company ML Capital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Dermot Smurfit has said cardboard box-making giant Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), founded by his father, was “absolutely right” to resist a takeover appro(...)

Stock-market watchers say international investor flows into Irish property stocks have dried up in recent months because there was less upside to the sector than they had expected.

Investors around the world are smarting from the losses suffered in what has been called Red October, when stock markets gave up their gains for the y(...)

Smurfit Kappa CEO Tony Smurfit, grandson of company founder.

The bottom, as it turned out, didn’t fall out of Smurfit Kappa’s share price when its unwanted suitor, Memphis-based International Paper (IP), finally(...)

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