Smurfit swaps 7am starts for Cheltenham

Big international financial institutions don’t want a family name over the door of a business anymore, according to paper and packaging magnate Michael Smurfit, who stepped down as chairman of the packaging giant Smurfit Kappa prior to the group’s mi

23rd June, 2007

Big international financial institutions don’t want a family name over the door of a business anymore, according to paper and packaging magnate Michael Smurfit, who stepped down as chairman of the packaging giant Smurfit Kappa prior to the group’s mid-March partial flotation.

Smurfit said he decided to retire in advance of the Smurfit Kappa flotation on the Dublin and London stock exchanges because he found the process of bringing a business...

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