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(...)

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(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian:  has sold most of his own shares in company. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aryzta shareholders are said by market sources to be extremely frustrated at the recent collapse in the company’s share price. Shares in the Swiss-Iri(...)

Owen Killian,  CEO of Aryzta.  The food group has been struggling to stem investor unease about the company’s US business, which is reported to have lost some big contracts, and a potentially costly French acquisition.

Owen Killian chucked a proverbial grenade into the Aryzta trenches with the announcement that he had sold nearly two thirds of his stake in the compan(...)

Owen Killian, CEO Aryzta. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

In 1997, the former Irish Agricultural Wholesale Society (IAWS), later to become Aryzta, acquired the Cuisine de France brand for IR£51 million (€64 m(...)

The former IAWS headquarters and an adjoining development site beside the Digital Hub and Guinness Storeho(...)