Management Team

Noel O'Meara

Noel O’Meara BA (Econ), MBA.

Noel attained his primary and masters degrees from UCD and the Smurfit School of Business. He joined The Irish Dairy Board directly from College and has built up a vast sales experience throughout Asia Pacific, the Indian sub-continent, and Central and South American markets. Prior to establishing IFBE, Noel was Managing Director of Green Net Supplies Ltd, a company involved in the supply and maintenance of high calibre technical equipment.

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Anthony (Tony) Mackey BA (Econ), MMII.

Educated in England, India, Hong Kong and Ireland, Tony brings over forty years of International sales and brand marketing experience to the partnership. With The Irish Dairy Board he worked and lived in Germany for ten years and has also worked extensively in Asia Pacific region, the Middle East and in numerous African markets. A past President of the German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce and current council member of The Swiss Irish Business Association, Tony has established a world-wide network of business associates and contacts.

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John McQueirns AICS.

John has a wealth of experience. Having spent his early years with Irish Shipping, he later moved on to the Irish Dairy Board where he became General Manager – Butterfat & Logistics Division. After thirty years of service to the Irish dairy industry, John left IDB to become Managing Director of The Clarke Group of companies, a highly diversified group trading in oil & solid fuel and agri-products.

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