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Glanbia Appoints New Group Chairman

By Donna Ahern
Glanbia Appoints New Group Chairman

Glanbia, has recently announced Martin Keane as group chairman, to succeed Henry Corbally with immediate effect.

Patrick Murphy has been appointed to the position of vice chairman in place of Martin Keane while John Murphy will continue as a vice chairman.

Speaking on his appointment as group chairman Martin Keane: “I will continue to build on the work of all those who have had the vision to make Glanbia the global nutrition group it is today and to help steer the business through its next phase of growth and development,” said.

In addition, Jer Doheny has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director and Tom Grant and Patsy Ahern have retired as non-executive directors of Glanbia plc.

Nominee Directors


This reportedly reduces the number of Glanbia Co-op nominee directors on the Board of Glanbia plc from ten to eight members for the years 2018 and 2019.

Patsy Ahern and Tom Grant continue as directors of Glanbia Co-operative Society and Glanbia Ireland while Ger O’Brien has been appointed as a director of both organisations.

The global nutrition group outlined in a statement in accordance with previous agreements with Glanbia Co-operative Society (“the Co-op”), the appointment of a Co-op nominee to the chair may continue in effect until no later than 30 June 2020.

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