Monday February 17, 2020

Profile: Carl and David McCann

Top bananas

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

16th March, 2014
The brothers rushed headlong into the two biggest bubbles in recent memory: the dotcom bubble and the property bubble, costing them hundreds of millions of euro.

Fact file

**Appearance:** The brothers' youthful features mask a patrician and aloof public persona

**Newsworthiness:** Fyffes, where David is the chief executive, recently announced a merger with Chiquita to create the world's largest banana company

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 1 month ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago