High flying Corcoran cashes in his chips

Opinion is divided over why Breon Corcoran left a job that made him an estimated €50 million fortune

13th August, 2017
Breon Corcoran

For a long time, the whiteboard outside Breon Corcoran’s office displayed a handwritten number. Nobody in Paddy Power’s headquarters knew what it meant, other than that it changed regularly. At last, one of Corcoran’s team asked him what it meant. “Finally, finally, an inquisitive mind!” he replied loudly enough to be heard across the room outside. “That’s the number of days I’ve been working for Paddy Power!”...

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