Athy man appointed to Glanbia post
UPDATE: Glanbia, the Ireland-based global nutritional solutions and cheese group, says the appointment of Athy man Vincent Gorman as a non-executive director, which was announced on 14 June, became effective this morning.
Gorman is a full-time farmer who farms at Ballindrum, Athy, Co Kildare. He has significant expertise of the dairy and agricultural industry.
Speaking to AgriLand.ie O’Gorman said: “I am looking forward to the challenge and I am looking forward to representing farmers in the Barrowyale region. There is definietly real excitement for the post-quota era. We have had a early winter and an tough spring, with CAP secured productive farmers are looking forward to 2015 and a new era of expansion.”
A major investment by Glanbia in Belview on the Kilkenny-Waterford border is currently under way and aims to create 1,600 direct and indirect jobs. Enterprise Ireland will part-fund the development. All produce from the new facility will be destined for export markets.