Ornua has appointed general counsel John McRedmond to the role of chief risk and compliance officer.
He will join the executive leadership team and will be responsible for commercial risk management, operational risk, legal, insurance, corporate procurement, and compliance, supporting Ornua in delivering its five-year strategic growth plan in 110 markets.
McRedmond will continue in his role as company secretary at the co-operative, which is owner of Ireland’s iconic Kerrygold brand.
Ornua is a leading exporter of premium Irish dairy products worldwide with revenues of €2.3 billion and a global team of 2,400 employees.
John McRedmond joined Ornua in 2010 as group legal counsel.
Previously, he worked in the Matheson corporate group.
A qualified solicitor and member of the Law Society, he holds a bachelor of business studies degree from Dublin City University and a diploma in corporate finance from Chartered Accountants Ireland.