While COVID-19 has dominated the news headlines this year, the high-stakes boardroom drama that continues to play out in Swiss-Irish bakery company Aryzta remains one of the most intriguing business stories of 2020.

At last month’s EGM in Switzerland, the group of dissident shareholders who have been pushing for change in Aryzta won the day after securing the overwhelming support of their fellow shareholders to move the bakery giant in a new direction.