12 Jun 2015
IFA CONGRATULATES NEW GLANBIA CHAIR AND VICE CHAIRDairy
IFA President Eddie Downey today (Friday) warmly congratulated Henry Corbally on his election to the Chair of Glanbia Plc, as well as Glanbia Co-op and GII.
“I welcome Henry Corbally’s election to this very important position in the Irish dairy sector. In the context of the opportunities and challenges that are facing the sector, his is a very influential and responsible appointment.” Mr Downey said.
Mr Downey also complimented new Vice-Chairman Pat Murphy, also elected today.
Joining in the congratulations, IFA National Dairy Committee Chairman Sean O’Leary said: “I look forward to working with both men in the challenging and exciting post-quota era. Glanbia is our largest milk purchaser, and has broad relevance for all dairy farmers in Ireland. I have no doubt that Henry will provide strong leadership in Glanbia, and I look forward to meeting him very soon”.
IFA President Eddie Downey concluded that IFA would seek to meet with the newly elected Glanbia Chairman and Vice Chairman at the earliest opportunity.