Glanbia appoints new chairman

17 Jun 2015

Glanbia has appointed Henry Corbally as the new chairman of the Glanbia board.  He succeeds Liam Herlihy, who has served as chairman for the past seven years.  Corbally has also been appointed as chairman of Glanbia Co-operative Society and Glanbia Ingredients Ireland. The Board of Glanbia also appointedPatrick Murphy as one of the two vice-chairmen […]

Glanbia appoints new chairman

handshake-3947541Glanbia has appointed Henry Corbally as the new chairman of the Glanbia board.  He succeeds Liam Herlihy, who has served as chairman for the past seven years.  Corbally has also been appointed as chairman of Glanbia Co-operative Society and Glanbia Ingredients Ireland.

The Board of Glanbia also appointedPatrick Murphy as one of the two vice-chairmen of Glanbia in succession to Corbally.   The other vice-chairman of Glanbia is Martin Keane who continues in that role.  Murphy has also been appointed vice-chairman of Glanbia Co-operative Society.

“I am honoured to be appointed to serve as chairman of Glanbia,” said Corbally. “ It is an organisation with a rich history and deep commitment to its members and shareholders.  I am grateful to the Board for the confidence they have shown in me today and to the members who have trusted me to represent them over many years.  I hope to play my part in building on the great foundations that have been laid down by all those who have had the vision to make Glanbia into the world class organisation it is today.  In particular I would like to pay tribute to the leadership shown by my predecessor, Liam Herlihy, who has served with great distinction on the Board of Glanbia for the last 18 years and as Chairman for the last seven.  Glanbia has grown from strength to strength in recent years and I look forward to working with the Board, the executive team, the staff and the members to ensure that the organisation continues to deliver for all our shareholders and stakeholders.”

The board of Glanbia also announced the appointment of three new non-executive directors – Patsy Ahern, Jim Gilsenan and Patrick Hogan, as nominees of Glanbia Cooperative Society. They have also joined the board of Glanbia Ingredients Ireland.