Greencore celebrates marriage of convenience

Chief executive Patrick Coveney has established his deal making credentials with the Northern Foods merger

20th November, 2010

Now that’s more like it. Greencore chief executive Patrick Coveney last week put an end to any fears the food group would continue on its humdrum ways, by finally pulling off the transformational deal he had been hired to engineer.

Almost three years after stepping up from the position of chief financial officer, Coveney ensured that his reign would be remembered, irrespective of its duration, by consummating a merger with British convenience food...

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