Friday October 30, 2020

Company part-owned by rugby star Kearney sues trio of former employees

Recruitment firm Mason Alexander claims executives left and set up tech start-up in direct competition with it

18th October, 2020
Rob Kearney: the former Ireland rugby international owns 20 per cent of Mason Alexander. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Mason Alexander, an executive recruitment company part-owned by Rob Kearney, the former Leinster and Ireland rugby player, is seeking a High Court injunction against three former employees and the new company they founded.

Steven Bell, Brendan Hennessy and John Clark left Mason Alexander last July, and together set up a software company called Spark Digital & Analytics Limited, which was incorporated on August 12 of this year.

On its website, Spark bills itself as a product...

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