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(...)

Aryzta CEO Owen Killian: he has ruled out going cap in hand to shareholders for money to bolster the balance sheet

In late 2015, after a rocky six months in which Aryzta’s stock had tumbled 50 per cent amid a series of disappointing earnings results from the Swiss-(...)

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(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian trims holding in the group. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Pressure built on Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian on Wednesday after he expressed regret at having to sell nearly €16 million worth of shares in t(...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian is the owner 2 Shrewsbury Road in Dublin, one of the most expensive homes in the State.

Aryzta boss Owen Killian (62) is probably the most media shy of Ireland’s high-flying executives. Despite commanding a €3.4 billion turnover company, (...)

Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian is battling a fall in investor confidence. Photograph:Cyril Byrne

Swiss-Irish food group Aryzta has awarded its European boss Hilliard Lombard more than €5.5 million in stock options and elevated him to the company’(...)

Owen Killian CEO of Aryzta: awarded RDS gold medal for industry last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

There was a time when Aryzta boss Owen Killian could do no wrong. Back in the 1990s, he transformed the Irish Agriculture Wholesale Society (IAWS) – a(...)

Sweet spot: Aryzta chief executive Owen Killian at a ceremony in the RDS last Friday at which he was awarded the Gold Medal for industry in recognition of his success with Aryzta and previously IAWS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Aryzta boss Owen Killian tells a story about returning to Dublin from Zurich in January 2010. At the time, Ireland was in financial meltdown: unemp(...)