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In what way will Gary McGann steer his embattled new ship?

An executive of McGann's calibre has not been hired to preside over the same strategy as Killian's

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

19th February, 2017
Owen Killian, former Chief Executive Officer of Aryzta

If Killian, who has run Aryzta since 2003 when it was then known as IAWS, was in any doubt that his head would need to roll for the string of profit warnings and questions about its strategy, he should cast his mind back to the company’s last two analyst conference calls, which were peppered with queries about the views of new chairman Gary McGann.

The former Smurfit Kappa chief executive has been brought in...

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