Cappoquin examiner seeks executive powers

The examiner of Cappoquin Poultry will ask the High Court to grant him executive powers over the company in an effort to quell growing disquiet among the company's chicken suppliers.

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Ian Kehoe

18th August, 2012
The Cappoquin Poultry plant in Waterford. Photo: John Power

The examiner of Cappoquin Poultry will this week ask the High Court to grant him executive powers over the company in an effort to quell growing disquiet among the company's chicken suppliers.

With 135 jobs at the Waterford company on the line, the court will be told that growers have threatened to cut off the company's supply lines unless full control is ceded from the current management to the examiner.

Executive powers, which are highly unusual...

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