The Board of Ornua Co-operative has introduced the appointment of Conor Galvin as chief govt of Ornua.
Conor, who’s at present chief govt of Dairygold Co-operative Society, will take up his new function in Might.
Conor joined Dairygold in 2014 and has held quite a few roles in its Senior Management Staff earlier than changing into Chief Government in January 2022. Previous to becoming a member of Dairygold, he was Finance Director with DCC’s Meals & Beverage division, and he was additionally Nation Finance Supervisor with Procter & Gamble in Eire.
Initially from a farming background in Co. Westmeath, Conor is a science graduate from College Faculty Dublin, and holds an MBA from the Smurfit Enterprise College. He’s additionally a certified accountant.
Aidan O’Driscoll Ornua Co-operative chair stated: “I’m delighted that Conor Galvin would be the new Chief Government of Ornua and can lead the Group because it continues to ship worth for its Member Co-Operatives and the 14,000 dairy farming households that offer them. His appointment follows a complete choice course of led by a Board subcommittee. Conor has a deep data of the dairy sector and has in depth senior govt expertise. He’s deeply dedicated to the co-operative nature of the dairy enterprise and has a robust give attention to working in shut partnership with key stakeholders. My fellow Board Administrators and I look ahead to working with Conor as Ornua continues its journey of delivering long-term sustainable development.
I want to thank Donal Buggy, who has been Ornua’s interim Chief Government since final September. Donal’s tireless dedication to the enterprise has been important throughout this transition interval, and he’ll stay in his present function of Interim Chief Government till Might, and thereafter proceed in his function of Group Chief Monetary Officer.”
Ornua chief govt designate Conor Galvin stated: “I’m honoured and excited to be given the chance to guide Ornua into the long run. For many years, Ornua has delivered vital worth for Irish dairy households by way of the robust connection that it creates between farmers and customers. I’ll encourage collaboration in any respect ranges throughout the business to positively handle the challenges that face the sector within the years forward. Ornua has demonstrated a long-term imaginative and prescient of development and funding, and I look ahead to main the following section of that growth.
“Whereas I look ahead to the long run, I’m additionally deeply grateful to Dairygold for the chance to guide such a revered organisation.”
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