Mark Sutton

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Algae on a tree in Moninea Bog in Co Fermanagh, where lichen and sphagnum moss were killed by ammonia.
The trouble with ammonia

In 2007, Mark Sutton, an environmental physicist, decided to visit Moninea Bog in Co Fermanagh. This bouncy, wet, raised bog had always been packed wi(...)

Smurfit Kappa, led by Tony Smurfit, rejected two bids from Memphis-based IP this year.

International Paper Company (IP) has blamed a “lack of engagement” on the part of Smurfit Kappa for its decision not to bid for the packaging giant. (...)

Mark Sutton, chairman and chief executive officer of International Paper:  was backed by 55 per cent of shareholders against proposal an egm be held if holders of at least 10 per cent of its stock sought one. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

International Paper (IP) successfully defeated a pesky investor proposal at its recent annual general meeting that the company should lower the thresh(...)

Greencore CEO  Patrick Coveney: he  pledged in mid-March to spend half his time in the US

Greencore shares have recovered almost half their ground since slumping 30 per cent four days before St Patrick’s Day as the convenience foods group w(...)

International Paper is seeking to acquire Smurfit Kappa in a cash and stock transaction. Photograph: Luke Mac Gregor/Bloomberg

US packaging giant International Paper, which is circling Dublin-based peer Smurfit Kappa, is coming under pressure to boost shareholder rights and th(...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. International Paper is hoping the value of potential synergies will persuade Smurfit Kappa investors to put pressure on him to start talks. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Smurfit Kappa’s unwanted suitor, International Paper, is preparing to pitch to shareholders in the cardboard box-maker that its revised bid values the(...)

A forklift collects recycled cardboard from a delivery truck at the Townsend Hook paper mill, operated by the Smurfitt Kappa Group, near Maidstone, England. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Tony Smurfit knew where he needed to go almost three years ago, when the board of Smurfit Kappa offered him the position of chief executive in Ireland(...)

Leinster’s Aaron Dundon gets the ball away during a Pro-12 match against Ulster in December. Photographs: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Sometimes life takes a turn for the better and 10 years later you are some place you never dreamed you would be. Aaron Dundon understands. Out of the (...)

British stuntman Mark Sutton parachuting into the Olympic Stadium dressed as James Bond during the Olympic Games 2012 Opening Ceremony. Sutton died yesterday after crashing into a mountain ridge in the Swiss Alps while wing-diving. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire.

A stuntman who parachuted into the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics dressed as James Bond alongside a double of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth(...)