Helen Brophy joins Connacht Gold
Currently chief executive of the National Dairy Council (NDC), Helen Brophy will take up a senior management position in Connacht Gold on 14 April.
15 February 2011
Connacht Gold Co-op has announced the appointment of Helen Brophy as general manager of its Consumer Foods Business. Helen, who is currently chief executive of the National Dairy Council (NDC), will take up the new senior management position on 14 April.
A graduate of Dublin City University and UCD, Helen Brophy has been chief executive of the NDC since 2007. She previously held senior positions with Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) – the Irish Sea Fisheries Board, and with the specialty food company, H J Nolan (Dublin) Ltd.
Connacht Gold chief executive, Aaron Forde, said Brophy brings a strong track record in innovation and achievement to the new position and will be a vital addition to the Connacht Gold consumer foods team.
“Our consumer foods business has experienced strong growth and market penetration, particularly over the past year. Our butter brands are continuing to gain market share and we have secured new business with our major customers.