Monday June 1, 2020

NTR: blood on the carpet

The Roche family took serious abuse at the NTR agm last week, but are determined to plough ahead with controversial European investments.

7th September, 2014
Tom Roche junior, NTR chairman, and Rosheen McGuckian, chief executive, at the group's 2014 agm. Picture: Feargal Ward

How do you think today is going, The Sunday Business Post asked a substantial shareholder at NTR’s annual general meeting last Thursday. The Armani-suited Gordon Gecko lookalike raised his eyes skywards. “There’ll be skin and hair on the walls by the end,” he said.

There wasn’t – not quite. But the atmosphere was heated, with stinging criticism heaped on the company from the floor.

Tom Roche, NTR’s...

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