Gary Kennedy

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Patrick Coveney has led Greencore for 14 years. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Patrick Coveney is departing as chief executive of sandwich and convenience food maker Greencore to take up the same role at airport caterer SSP. Ir(...)

Aongus Hegarty of Dell: ‘I’m definitely not going to go back to the way I was. I see a fundamental change in how I’ll operate.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Aongus Hegarty landed a high profile international role just in time to be grounded. The Dell veteran is used to travelling. In his previous role as D(...)

Brid Horan, who co-chairs Balance for Better Business: Progress at top Iseq companies shows that ‘monitoring does matter’. Photograph: Leah Farrell/

Representation of women on the boards of Ireland’s 20 biggest publicly quoted companies has reached 30 per cent, up from just 18 per cent less than th(...)

Balance for Better Business co-chairs Brid Horan and Gary Kennedy. The organisation’s report found that a target for all publicly quoted companies to have at least one woman on their senior leadership team by the end of 2020 will be missed. File photograph: Leah Farrell/

All executive director appointments at publicly quoted companies in the Republic over the 18 months to September 1st were filled by men, while the rat(...)

Dr Catherine Day, chairwoman of the Citizens’ Assembly, says there is a feeling from the assembly  that gender equality is going backwards, not forwards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The #MeToo and Waking the Feminists movements demonstrate how far women are from achieving gender equality, Dr Catherine Day has said. Dr Day, chairw(...)

Bríd Horan, Nephin Energy chairwoman and co-chair of Balance for Better Business, speaks at the group’s event in December 2019

The Republic is now ranked 15th in the EU for the representation of women on the boards of publicly quoted companies, up from 17th, according to an up(...)

John Moloney at a Greencore meeting last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Current DCC chairman John Moloney will retire from the board of convenience food group Greencore at the end of January. In a stock market update, th(...)

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(...)

The Balance for Better Business group has called on the 20 largest companies trading on the Euronext Dublin exchange to have at least 33 per cent women directors by the end of 2023

There is much pertinent data about the maleness of Irish business in the second report published by the Government-commissioned Balance for Better Bus(...)

Balance for Better Business co-chairs Brid Horan and Gary Kennedy. Photograph: Leah Farrell/

A “serious gender imbalance” persists at the top level of businesses in Ireland, with 13 companies trading on the Euronext Dublin retaining all-male b(...)

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