Dairygold has appointed Ann Fogarty to the position of Group Company Secretary following the retirement of Eamonn Looney who held the position for 16 years.
Ann will be responsible for ensuring the Society meets its statutory and legal obligations under corporate governance best practice. She will ensure all board activities are conducted seamlessly, all board decisions are implemented effectively and maintain excellent relations with member shareholders. Ann will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to a team covering company secretarial executive administration and member relations as well as legal services, equity management and public relations.
Meanwhile, Liam O’Flaherty has also been appointed the new Head of Agribusiness. The role will also see Liam responsible for procurement, production, distribution and retailing of Dairygold’s extensive range of goods and services to customers via Agri Direct and the Co-Op Superstores network. Liam, who has worked in a number of key roles across the organisation since 2007, takes up the new role from the position of Head of Dairygold’s Supply Chain which he has held for the past four years. He holds an Honours degree in Agriculture Science from UCD and a Masters in Supply Chain Management from UCC.