The Board of Kepak Group has introduced the appointment of meals enterprise chief Flor Healy as a non-executive director.
Healy is an influential determine within the meals sector and is skilled in main innovation and navigating strategic challenges, based on Kepak.
He just lately retired as CEO of household owned UK meals producer and Ginsters proprietor, Samworth Brothers, a task he held since 2018 the place he confirmed important management, significantly through the international well being pandemic.
Previous to Samworth Brothers, Healy spent over 30 years working throughout varied divisions of Kerry Meals and beforehand held the position of CEO for 14 years main varied manufacturers together with Cheesestrings, Richmond and Mattesons.
Talking concerning the appointment, Kepak Group Board CEO, John Horgan stated: “We’re very happy to welcome Flor to the board of Kepak Group. His in depth experience and long-standing profession within the meals trade will present invaluable recommendation and steerage to the enterprise.”
Flor Healy added: “I’m excited to have the chance to hitch the Board of Kepak Group presently.
“The meals trade will endure important change within the years forward and the companies that adapt to the altering panorama are the companies that can thrive sooner or later.
“I sit up for working with the workforce at Kepak in serving to to form that future,” Healy added.
Kepak Group is a household owned meat firm with a 50-year historical past within the sector.
From the institution of a butcher store in Dublin in 1966, Kepak has grown considerably and at present the group has a turnover of €1.5 billion and employs over 4,500 folks.
The corporate operates 12 manufacturing amenities all through Eire and the UK with gross sales places of work in Europe, the US and Asia.
The group markets a broad vary of recent and value-added meat merchandise serving the foodservice and retail market with market main manufacturers Huge Al’s, Rustlers, Celtic Beef and John Stone.
Just lately, the group as soon as once more secured ‘Gold Membership’ at Bord Bia’s Origin Inexperienced Awards, reaching exemplary standing in various key areas.
These embody neighborhood tasks, biodiversity, and emission and waste discount.