Aryzta job will force McGann to drop directorships at other firms

McGann was headhunted in September to chair Irish-Swiss food producer

20th November, 2016
Aryzta’s new chairman Gary McGann PIc: Maura Hickey

Gary McGann, the former boss of paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa, faces having to give up some of his non-executive director roles to become chairman of the under-pressure food company Aryzta.

McGann was headhunted in September to chair Aryzta, the Irish-Swiss food producer best known for its Cuisine de France brand.

His appointment was designed to smooth relationships with investors and rebuild confidence in the company.

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