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RSA vows to fight case taken by former Irish chief executive

22nd January, 2015

RSA Insurance Group said it will fight a constructive dismissal case filed by the former head of its Irish unit, who stepped down more than a year ago amid an accounting scandal.

Philip Smith, who was was paid €34,000 a month as chief executive officer of the unit, resigned in November 2013 without severance pay saying he was being made a “fall-guy.”

RSA’s lawyer Brian O’Moore told an Employment Appeals Tribunal in Dublin that...

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