Dunbia appoints new non-executive chairman

Lord Brian Mawhinney has been appointed the new non-executive chairman of the Dunbia group board, one of the leading food companies in Europe, it was announced yesterday (22 April).

Lord Mawhinney has previously been the minister of state in the northern Ireland office, secretary of state for transport and executive chairman of the football league.

Dunbia’s group managing director Jim Dobson commented: “Lord Mawhinney brings a range of skills to our board, which will contribute to the continued growth and performance of the group. His extensive experience as a politician and business leader will undoubtedly make him a great asset to the Dunbia Group.”

Producer of beef, pork and lamb products for the retail, commercial and export markets, Dunbia has a £720m turnover and operates across 11 sites in the UK and Ireland. It also has sales offices throughout Europe, employing over 3,500 in total.

Lord Mawhinney said: “I am honoured to be joining Dunbia as non-executive chairman and look forward to working with the directors of this outstanding and progressive company.”


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