Comment: Comb leaves Eircom with his head held high

Seasoned business watchers may worry that Ireland may soon run out of chief executives. The recent departures of Anglo Irish Bank’s David Drumm and Bank of Ireland boss Brian Goggin were followed last week with news that Rex Comb had decided to call

31st January, 2009

Seasoned business watchers may worry that Ireland may soon run out of chief executives. The recent departures of Anglo Irish Bank’s David Drumm and Bank of Ireland boss Brian Goggin were followed last week with news that Rex Comb had decided to call time on his stint at the helm of Eircom.

Comb, an affable if straight talking Australian, was parachuted into the hot seat at the former state telecoms company in 2006,...

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