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Cork Chamber: June Business Breakfast featuring Jim Woulfe

Jun 28, 2017

Jim Woulfe is CEO of Dairygold, Ireland’s largest farmer owned Agri & Dairy Business employing 1,200 people and with a turnover of €760 million.  Dairygold has c. 7,000 shareholders and is the country’s second largest dairy processor assembling 1.25 billion litres of milk annually from its 3,000 milk producers.
 
Jim has worked in the agri-food sector throughout his career.  A UCC Dairy Science graduate he joined the milk processing division Ballyclough Co-operative Creamery in 1979. He has held many leadership roles throughout his career including Head of HR at Dairygold and Head of Dairygold’s Agri Business before his appointment as CEO in 2009. 
 
Following the removal of Milk Quotas Jim is leading Dairygold’s response to the change with a programme of growth and investment, the largest in the Society’s history.  In addition, the immediate challenge of Brexit and its serious implications for the agri & food sector is currently to the forefront of the business agenda.

Dairygold recently won the coveted Cork Company of the Year Award at the Cork Chamber Annual Dinner awards ceremony. 

For more information visit Cork Chamber website

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