Nestlé has appointed Moira FitzGerald as its new head of sales for Ireland.
FitzGerald assumes responsibility for the commercial function of an extensive portfolio of products across its Confectionery, Beverages, Food, Nutrition and Pet Care categories, the company said.
She will lead Nestlé’s commercial strategy in Ireland as it 'continues to expand its presence and deliver year on year category growth,' it added.
Wealth of Experience
Nestlé Ireland noted that with almost 20 years of experience within the food and drinks industry, FitzGerald has a proven track record of driving business performance cross-category.
According to the company, FitzGerald has 'a passion for people development leading teams to achieve personal and career growth.'
Fitzgerald is joining Nestlé Ireland from her previous role as sales director with Mars Ireland, where she led the commercial strategy across the Chocolate, Gum, Petcare and Food categories.
Prior to that, she worked as marketing director at Mars.
FitzGerald is originally from Dundrum, Co. Tipperary and is currently living in Greystones, Wicklow.
She holds a Master of Business Studies degree from Dublin Institute of Technology and is a graduate of Waterford Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Business Studies where she specialisied in Marketing.