Farm Ireland

Saturday 18 November 2017

ICOS top two win re-election

Bertie O'Leary and Martin Keane have both been re-elected as ICOS president and vice-president following a unanimous vote by the ICOS board.

Mr O'Leary is from Ballyvourney, west of Macroom, Co Cork. A dairy farmer who has served on the Dairygold board since 2005, he was appointed chairman of Dairygold in January 2012.

Martin Keane is vice-chairman of Glanbia plc having been appointed to the Glanbia board in 2006. He farms at Errill, Portlaoise, Co Laois.

ICOS represents co-operatives with a combined turnover of €12bn, 150,000 members and 36,000 employees.

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