‘I worked with Donal for 19 years and have huge confidence in him – the business won’t miss a beat’

Outgoing DCC boss Tommy Breen talks strategy, succession and share price with Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
9th April, 2017
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Tommy Breen, outgoing chief executive of DCC. Pic: Tony O’Shea

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

DCC, the Irish energy, health and technology conglomerate, last week offloaded one of its four business divisions, made its first deal in Asia, and announced its long-time chief executive Tommy Breen is stepping down in July.

It amounts to a major transition for a traditionally cautious company.

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