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Drinagh chairman TJ takes helm at Carbery

Sunday, 21st July, 2019 11:02am
Drinagh chairman TJ takes helm at Carbery

CHAIRMAN of Drinagh Co-op, TJ Sullivan (pictured) is the new chairman of Carbery Group. Paddy Ryan, Chairman of Lisavaird Co-op, has been appointed vice-chair of the organisation.

Mr Sullivan is a dairy farmer from Urhan on the Beara Peninsula. He joined the Drinagh Board in 2014, becoming vice-chairman in 2016, at which time he also joined the Carbery Board. He has been the chairman of Drinagh since 2017.

He said: ‘I am honoured to be appointed Chairman of Carbery Group, which is such an important business for the dairy farmers of West Cork.  I am looking forward to working with my fellow board members and the management team, as we continue to diversify and grow the company, for the benefit of our milk suppliers and shareholders.’

Mr Sullivan also paid tribute to out-going chairman, Peter Fleming.