Gary McGann is one of the most experienced businessmen in Ireland. He led international paper and packaging giant Smurfit Kappa for 17 years. He was chairman of Paddy Power Betfair when it merged with the Star Group to create the world’s biggest online betting giant Flutter. It has not all been easy. He was a non-executive director of Anglo Irish Bank during the final years of Ireland’s property bubble. He is also chairman of baking group Aryzta which has endured its own travails but has now turned a corner.