Expand Your Food Knowledge Base - LEO Fingal Mentor Event 15th October 2018

This Fingal led initiative will see some of Fingal’s largest food manufacturers share knowledge with food producers at small-to-medium level. This knowledge sharing will be conducted through group mentor sessions with a maximum of 7 participants in each group.  The groups will be led by an expert in a particular field and participants will have the opportunity to participate in two sessions.  “First come first served).  Each mentor session will last 30 minutes.

This event is being led by LEO Fingal and will be held in Newbridge House, Hearse Road, Donabate, Co Dublin.

This in a unique opportunity to get senior level advice from experts within the food sector. 


08.45 – 09.15 Tea/Coffee Registration
09.20 – 09.50 Mentor Session one
09.55 – 10.25 Mentor Session Two

7-10 mentors will be present and below is a selection of those attending. 


Innovation in the food sector (continuing to innovate and develop new products)
Edward Spellman, Managing Director Ballymaguire Foods

Managing costs in a food business
Chris Harmon, Financial Controller, Country Crest

Understanding the multiple retailers
Ken Ecock, Business Development Director, Oceanpath

Tips for succeeding with multiple retailers
Gerard Murphy, General Manager, Total Produce (former Tesco Senior Buyer and Strategy/Insight Executive

The importance of mare Procurement in the food business
Margaret Dineen, Commercial Director, Donnelly Fresh Foods

The role of HR and employment legislation in the food business
Wayne Green, Group HR Manager, Donnelly Fresh Foods
This event is open to food producers, manufacturers and those in the agri food sector. Tickets only cost €10 and are selling fast, so book now to avoid disappointment!