Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has announced that Martin Keane will succeed Henry Corbally as Group Chairman with immediate effect.
Prior to becoming Chairman, Martin Keane held the role of Vice-Chairman of Glanbia since 2010, and has served 11 years on the Board. He is a Director of Ornua Co-operative Limited and a former president of the Irish Co-operative Organisation Society Limited.
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.
The Next Phase
Speaking on his appointment as Group Chairman Martin Keane said, “I am very pleased to be appointed to serve as Group Chairman of Glanbia. 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.
“I look forward to working with the Board, the executive team and employees to ensure that the organisation continues to deliver on our strategic ambitions for all our shareholders and stakeholders. On behalf of the entire Glanbia organisation, I would also like to thank my predecessor Henry Corbally for his leadership and commitment as Chairman for the last three years.”
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, leaving the company with eight board members until 2019.
Glanbia recently announced it planned to increase its total group revenue by 38.8% by 2022 at a Capital Markets Day it hosted the US.
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