Mr. Paul Coulson, Chairman of Ardagh Group today addressed the Autumn Lunch of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD). The annual event, which was held in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Dublin, and sponsored by Amrop, was very well attended, with over 600 guests hearing Mr. Coulson’s views on a range of issues including Brexit and corporate governance.
Dan Flinter, Chairman of The Irish Times, and Harry Lorton, Chairman of Independent Trustee Company, have joined the board of the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD).
A recent survey with just under 400 IoD members has found that business leaders are overwhelmingly in favour of the UK remaining in the EU. 9 in 10 directors and business leaders are concerned about a potential UK exit from the European Union and the vast majority believe it would have a negative impact on Ireland’s economy.
With the UK referendum on EU membership just five weeks away, the Institute of Directors in Ireland (IoD) held an event for 200 directors in Dublin this morning on the subject of Brexit – Risks & Implications, with Guest Speaker, Philippe Legrain.
76% of directors say cyber security a priority at board level with spending on protection measures set to increase
The issue of cyber security is increasingly becoming a priority in the boardroom as one third of companies experienced a cyber breach in the past two years. However, many organisations have some way to go in terms of developing a formal strategy and putting appropriate insurance and protection measures in place to deal with cyber threats.