Kerry Group Names New CEO

  • Thursday, 23 February 2017 15:19
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Edmond Scanlon, presently president and CEO of the group’s Asia Pacific division, will succeed Stan McCarthy as chief executive designate after he retires come end September 2017.

Edmond Scanlon, presently president and CEO of the group’s Asia Pacific division, will succeed Stan McCarthy as chief executive designate after he retires come end September 2017. Mr Scanlon joined the company’s graduate development programme in 1996 and has since served in leadership roles for various divisions such as finance, mergers & acquisitions, functional ingredients & actives, and also president of Kerry China. He has been serving as president and CEO of the group’s Asia Pacific region since November 2013.

Edmond Scanlon, presently president and CEO of the group’s Asia Pacific division, will succeed Stan McCarthy as chief executive designate after he retires come end September 2017.

On the appointment, Kerry chairman Michael Dowling commented that the chief executive role is not the easiest job in the world and Mr Scanlon would have “big shoes to fill”, but the company believes he owns several qualities such as vision, experience and energy that will help drive the company forward.

Edmond Scanlon, presently president and CEO of the group’s Asia Pacific division, will succeed Stan McCarthy as chief executive designate after he retires come end September 2017. Mr Scanlon told investors in London that he is honoured and privileged to be appointed for the position.

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