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After 20 years at the helm of the Irish Stock Exchange, retirement beckoned for Tom Healy – but a new job in the Emirates put his pipe and slippers in cold storage, writes David Clerkin

21st March, 2009

Some people decide their garden is a worthwhile place to pass the time when they retire. Tom Healy headed for the desert instead.

The former chief executive of the Irish Stock Exchange had scarcely heard of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)when he stood down after 20 years in the job in 2007.Within three months of collecting his carriage clock and clearing his desk, however, Healy had a new job running the stock exchange in Abu...

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