Tuesday 21 January 2020

Aurivo co-op names Tierney as new CEO

Donal Tierney has been promoted to chief executive of Aurivo
Donal Tierney has been promoted to chief executive of Aurivo

Shawn Pogatchnik

DONAL Tierney has been promoted to CEO of Aurivo after eight years as chief financial officer of the Sligo agri-food co-operative.

He succeeds Aaron Forde, who stepped down before Christmas after 16 years.

A chartered accountant, Mr Tierney was finance director at Origin Enterprises' food division before joining Aurivo.

The firm's chairman Pat Duffy praised Mr Tierney as "a natural successor to the position; he possesses a wealth of experience in business leadership, finance and business strategy".

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Aurivo, the firm behind Connacht Gold and Donegal Creameries, employs 650 in the west of Ireland. It exports to nearly 50 countries.

Irish Independent

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