Shareholders in the travel software company voted overwhelmingly for the election of the three directors to the board. Photograph: iStock

Shareholders in troubled travel software developer Datalex elected chairman David Hargaden, and non-executive directors Mike McGearty and Christine Ou(...)

The 20 largest companies trading on the Euronext Dublin (formerly the Irish Stock Exchange) have met an interim target to have at least 25 per cent female directors on their boards by the end of 2019

Some “heartening” advances, but still a “serious gender imbalance” at the top level of business in Ireland. That was the mixed verdict of the Governme(...)

Sean Corkery: joined the board in April as deputy chairman as the company grappled with the fallout of accounting irregularities that emerged three months earlier. Photograph: Tom Honan

Datalex’s new chief executive told a shareholder meeting on Thursday that its former auditors, Ernst & Young (EY), were “conspicuous” by their abs(...)

Datalex chief executive Sean Corkery. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The acting chief executive of beleaguered travel software provider Datalex has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Sean Corkery, previo(...)

Flybe investors were warned that failing to pass the deal would result in steps being taken to wind-up its operations. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

The boss of Flybe is to leave the airline following its sale to rival operators for just £2.2 million. Christine Ourmieres-Widener has decided to ste(...)

Flybe serves Dublin, Cork, Knock and Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire

Beleaguered UK regional airline Flybe is in talks about a possible sale of the group weeks after warning over profits. The Exeter-based carrier said (...)

Flybe was stung by a £4.8 million writedown linked to an IT upgrade and anticipates further IT costs of about £6 million. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

Regional airline Flybe said slowing consumer demand and over capacity sent it swinging to a loss last year. The firm posted a £19.9 million (€22.9 mi(...)

Christine Ourmieres-Widener spent four and a half years in Dublin with Cityjet, but left last November to take up the role of chief global sales officer for American Express Global Business Travel, the credit card company’s network of travel agencies across 140 countries.

Flybe has named Christine Ourmieres-Widener, the former chief executive of Dublin-based Cityjet, as its new chief executive. Flybe is the largest inde(...)

Christine Ourmieres-Widener: appointed chief global sales officer for American Express Global Business Travel

Christine Ourmieres-Widener, the outgoing chief executive of Cityjet, has a new job. She has been appointed chief global sales officer for American Ex(...)