Friday May 29, 2020

No bloodbath at first, but plenty of pragmatism

Those expecting an instant night of the long knives at INM are likely to be disappointed, but change of one kind or another will certainly ensue, writes Samantha McCaughren.

21st April, 2012
Vincent Crowley, new chief executive of INM. Photo: Tony O'Shea

Expectations of blood on the floor at Independent News & Media (INM) did not materialise last week, with the company's biggest shareholder, Denis O'Brien, seemingly content with onlt one scalp - for now. He has long been critical of how the O'Reilly family ran the group, and it can only be seen as a win for him that Gavin O'Reilly has resigned from the top job.

Stll, it may come as something of a surprise...

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