Newsmaker: Michael O'Leary

Ryanair shareholders want their boyish chief executive to grow up.

21st September, 2013
Michael O'Leary: 'We need to be quicker and more responsive.' Photo: Photocall

It has been a humbling few weeks for brash Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary and his bid to soften the airline's image will be welcomed by shareholders. Comments by the Ryanair chief executive at the airline's agm last Friday suggest a fundamental reappraisal of the airline's culture is under way.

Earlier this month, Ryanair shares slumped by as much as 15 per cent, its biggest tumble in more than two years, after it said full-year profits...

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