Ferry chief Rothwell’s pay rises above €3m
The head of ferry operator Irish Continental Group saw his basic pay soar to €556,000 in 2019
The pay of Eamonn Rothwell, the boss of ferry operator Irish Continental Group (ICG), surged by one-third last year as the company’s profits rebounded after a difficult 2018.
The long-serving chief executive was paid just over €3 million in 2019, according to the company’s annual report. Most of his pay was made up of bonuses and share options, which lifted his compensation package well above the €2.1 million he earned in 2018.
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