Former Carillion finance boss denies role in contractor's collapse

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Richard Adam, ex-chief executive Richard Howson and chairman Philip Green were singled out by MPs

Former Carillion finance boss Richard Adam has rejected claims made by the MPs running the inquiry into Carillion’s collapse that he was a central figure in the firm’s failure.

Adam, along with ex-chief executive Richard Howson and chairman Philip Green bore the brunt of the MPs ire in the 100-page report on the inquiry’s findings that was released today.

Speaking to The Guardian, Adam said: “Despite retiring over a year before Carillion went into insolvency, I am deeply saddened by the events that have since overtaken the company.

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