John was appointed Chief Executive of Ornua in June 2018. Prior to this, he held a number of senior executive positions during his 25-year career with Ornua including CEO of Ornua Foods – Europe, Middle East, Africa & Asia, with responsibility for developing long term strategies to grow Ornua’s consumer sales portfolios in these regions, and CEO of DPI Speciality Foods, a division of Ornua and the third largest speciality food distributor in the US. Prior to this, he held a variety of senior commercial roles within the organisation in Dublin and within international subsidiaries.
John holds a M.Sc. in Business Administration from Trinity College Dublin, a M.Sc. in Environmental Resource Management from University College Dublin and a B.Sc. in Biotechnology from Dublin City University.