Glanbia Co-Op Announces A Number Of Senior Leadership Appointments

By Dave Simpson
Glanbia Co-Op Announces A Number Of Senior Leadership Appointments

Glanbia Co-op has announced a number of senior leadership appointments that are effective from 4 April of this year.


A statement published on said that, following the announcement of the appointment of Jim Begin as Glanbia Co-op's chief executive on 10 November of last year, Michael Horan, Frank Tobin and Sean Molloy, in his current role as chief agribusiness growth officer, will be co-opted as executive directors of Glanbia Co-op from 4 April.

Horan, who is currently the group company secretary for Glanbia plc, has been appointed chief finance and secretariat office for Glanbia Co-op, and Tobin, who is currently the chief financial officer for Glanbia Ireland, has been appointed as chief investments officer for Glanbia Co-op, which is a newly-created role.

Additionally, Joe Taneyhill has been appointed as strategy officer for Glanbia Co-op.

Statement By Glanbia Co-op Chairman

The statement published on announcing the above news also included a statement from Glanbia Co-op chairman John Murphy, in which he said, "Having established a strong financial function for Glanbia Ireland since 2017, Frank Tobin will now lead the development of our investment function to deliver potential mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures or strategic partnerships in line with our ambitious corporate strategy.


"Michael Horan brings a wealth of experience to his new role with Glanbia Co-op, both in finance and corporate governance. He is very familiar to Co-op shareholders through his involvement with Glanbia Co-op for many years.

"Since the formation of Glanbia Ireland, Joe Taneyhill has delivered an excellent strategy process in addition to negotiating and finalising the A-ware joint venture. I would like to wish all three every success in their new roles."

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