Irish dairy cooperative, Ornua, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aidan O’Driscoll as Independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Ornua. Mr O’Driscoll will join the Board after the 2022 Annual General Meeting scheduled in June.
Said Denis Cregan, Chairman, Ornua: “On behalf of Ornua I would like to warmly welcome Aidan to the Board. Aidan brings over 40 years of extensive and wide-ranging national and international agri-food trade, economics, policy, and leadership experience to Ornua, and joins at an exciting time as the business continues to deliver on its ambitious growth strategy across our 110 global markets. The Board and the Executive team look forward to benefiting from Aidan’s wealth of experience when he joins the Board in June 2022.”
O’Driscoll has extensive experience of the agri-food sector and of national, EU and international affairs, economics and policy having served in a variety of posts in the Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine. Within the Department, he served as Chief Economist from 1995 to 2001 and Assistant Secretary for Finance, EU Affairs, Economics and Climate Change from 2001 to 2015. He was appointed Secretary General in 2015.
He subsequently moved to the Department of Justice and Equality, to take up the role of Secretary General in that Department. He is currently Chairing the Commission on the Defence Forces.