Lindsay Brady appointed president of Ornua Foods North America
Lindsay Brady will be responsible for driving team's ambitious growth plans for Kerrygold in the United States
1 February 2024
Irish dairy co-operative Ornua has appointed Lindsay Brady to the position of president, Ornua Foods North America.
As president, Brady will have responsibility for leading the Ornua Foods North America business in driving ambitious growth plans for Kerrygold in the United States – a market in which the brand currently holds the number two position for branded butter – and Latin America.
With over 20 years’ experience in the food and beverage sector, Brady is “a proven leader in consumer goods and accelerating business growth,” the company states. She brings a wealth of experience having held senior leadership positions with multiple organisations including Hillshire brands, Tyson Foods, General Mills, and Campbell Soup Company.
Most recently, Brady held the role of general manager at Conagra Brands, managing a portfolio of brands and businesses including Marie Callendar’s and Birds Eye. She is a passionate champion of diversity and inclusion and vastly experienced in developing strong business culture.
“Lindsay brings extensive senior executive experience to this important role, having shaped the growth of several major household brands during her career in the Food & Beverage industry in the United States,” said Donal Buggy, interim chief executive, Ornua
“Lindsay’s appointment reflects the ambition we have to further build the Kerrygold success story in the U.S. market in particular, where there is significant potential for further growth,” he added. “We look forward to working with Lindsay and wish her and the Ornua Foods North America team continued success as they pursue their ambitious development plans over the coming years.”