ANALYSIS: Mueller's Aer Lingus departure is not a shock

Following his spat with the government on pay and failure to find a pension dispute reseloution, Christoph Mueller's plan to quit Aer Lingus is not a shock, writes Fearghal O'Connor.

18th July, 2014
Christoph Mueller’s failure to get to grips with the intractable pension dispute overshadows the many positives from his time at Aer Lingus.

The announcement that Christoph Mueller is to depart Aer Lingus is not a shock. The moment he found himself at loggerheads with the government over his pay was always likely to be a turning point for the German aviation veteran's relationship with a key shareholder in the airline.

Aer Lingus argued that Mueller had received his bonus because of the sterling work he undertook defending the airline from an unwanted takeover by a predatory competitor....

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