More pay revelations revealed by IFA
Published 16/11/2016 | 13:07
The IFA has appointed a new Director General - Damian McDonald.
Almost 12 months to the day after its former General Secretary Pat Smith resigned, the IFA has ratified Damian McDonald as its Director General, following an appointment process overseen by KPMG.
McDonald will take up the role in the New Year and he will be paid a salary of €185,000 and a pension with an employer contribution of 15pc and a company car.
IFA Director General Remuneration
- €185,000 salary
- 15% employer pension contribution
- Health insurance
- Company car
It was also revealed today that the IFA President Joe Healy is being paid €120,000 and has a company car (Audi A6) as part of his remuneration.
The IFA Director General post came about after its former General Secretary Pat Smith resigned on November 19, 2015. Smith was paid €535,000 in 2013.
IFA Top Salaries
The top 20 salaries in IFA are costing the Association €2.344m, figures released by the Association reveal.
The figures show that the wages of the top 20 staff at IFA are costing the Association €2.1m, excluding pensions. Further, a wages bill for replacement farm workers of key Council members adds another €238,805, bringing the extended wage bill of IFA to in excess of €2.583m.