Lakeland Dairies announces Ornua Board appointee

Lakeland Dairies announces Ornua Board appointee

Lakeland Dairies has announced Dr. Seán Brady as the Society’s nomination to the Board of Ornua.

Dr. Brady has a lifetime of experience in the Irish dairy and agriculture sectors. He is currently a Director of Animal Health Ireland and the Irish National Stud as well as the former Chairman of Food Harvest 2020.

He previously served as Managing Director of both Greencore Malt and Irish Sugar as well as being acting Head of Operations with LacPatrick Dairies. He started his career in Killeshandra Co-op prior to the formation of Lakeland Dairies where he was General Manager, Dairy Division.

Dr. Brady holds a Ph.D in Food Science from University College Cork (UCC) as well as a Diploma in Applied Finance from the Irish Management Institute.

Commenting on Dr. Brady’s nomination, Lakeland Dairies’ Chairman Alo Duffy said:

“Over the course of four decades, Dr. Seán Brady has proven himself to be one of the most innovative, energised and pioneering leaders in Irish dairying and the wider agriculture sector.

“Dr. Brady has vast experience in a range of major agriculture companies on the island of Ireland. He has shown true leadership in each area he has worked in and I am convinced he will represent the dairy sector with distinction on the new Board of Ornua,” Alo Duffy said.