Ian Guider: Every strong company should be bigger than its boss
Even firms such as Ryanair, whose founder is a household name, should have worthy successors waiting in the wings
Several years ago, Richie Boucher, the then chief executive of Bank of Ireland, sat down for a lengthy interview with this newspaper. Boucher had been synonymous with Bank of Ireland throughout the financial crisis and beyond. He was, to some, part of the problem; to many others he was the saviour of the bank, the man who rescued it from disaster.
His name was known when so many other bankers were faceless. I put it ...