November 16, 2015
Ornua, the Home of Irish Dairy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Cregan as the company’s first Independent Non–Executive Director. Mr. Cregan is the current Chairman of One51 plc. He is also Chairman of Kerry Airport, a Director of Tourism Ireland and a former Director of Kerry Group plc. Mr. Cregan has extensive experience in the Irish dairy industry having worked in various management roles with Kerry Group Plc over a thirty year period, including Deputy Chief Executive, Chief Executive of Kerry’s Ingredients Division. Mr Cregan also worked for a period with the Department of Finance and Grand Metropolitan. He is a graduate of Dairy Science from University College Cork.
Aaron Forde, Chairman of Ornua, welcomed the appointment of Denis Cregan to the Ornua Board.
“The appointment of Mr. Cregan is an important step in our governance journey and the strengthening of Ornua’s Board. He brings substantial experience not only in the Irish and International dairy industry but in the management of some of Ireland’s leading companies. Appointing a Director of Mr. Cregan’s experience, from beyond the Ornua co-operative structure, will bring valuable new insight to the Ornua Board.”