Toland may be the man to turn Aryzta around

The beleaguered food group Aryzta’s new chief executive will need all his wiles to reverse its fortunes, but selling its Picard stake would be a good start

10th September, 2017
Gary McGann

After Gary McGann stepped down as chief executive of Smurfit Kappa, he could hardly have imagined that when he moved onto the conveyor belt of non-executive directorships they would take up so much of his time.

The corporate heavy-hitter has had plenty on his plate at Aryzta, where he was appointed non-executive chairman last December. Its chief executive, finance director and head of its all-important US business have all departed, leaving him to run the...

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