Ryanair COO to resign, to remain in ‘advisory role’ until successor is appointed

    Ryanair COO Michael Hickey is to resign (Irish Independent/The Evening Standard/The Guardian, 07-Oct-2017). Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said: “He will be a hard act to replace, which is why we are grateful he has agreed to continue in an advisory role to smooth the transition to a successor and to complete a number of large projects he is currently working on including a multi-year engine maintenance contract and new hangar projects in Seville and Madrid”.