Barrington: ‘Blocking my re-election is total nonsense’

‘I work 24/7,’ says Hibernia Reit boss, who insists he can juggle board positions

22nd July, 2018
Colm Barrington

Irish business grandee Colm Barrington has dismissed as “nonsense” calls by governance advisory groups to block his re-election at Hibernia Reit.

“I think it’s total nonsense,” he told The Sunday Business Post when asked about recommendations from Glass Lewis and ISS to vote down his reappointment due to the number of executive level roles he holds elsewhere.

“I am on the board of companies listed on the New York,...

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