February 10, 2016
Ornua is pleased to announce the appointment of Majella Darcy as Group HR Director and member of the Ornua Executive Team.
Majella brings to Ornua a wealth of international experience from over 25 years working with global food manufacturers and retail companies. Most recently, Majella was HR Director with responsibility for Europe & Asia Pacific with Aryzta, with whom she worked for ten years. Prior to this, Majella held senior roles with Superquinn, Dunnes Stores, Clerys, Tesco and Sainsburys.
Ornua, owner of the iconic Kerrygold brand, is Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products. Ornua currently trades in over 110 countries worldwide. Ornua is focussed on opening new routes to market for Irish dairy products on behalf of Irish dairy farmers. In the last 18 months, the Group has opened new or expanded facilities in the US, China, North Africa, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United Kingdom. Ornua is currently developing a new global centre of excellence for Kerrygold in Mitchelstown, County Cork.
Majella will be responsible for developing a HR strategy which will support Ornua’s ambitious growth plans, vital to this is the development and enhancement of the Group’s most important asset, its people.