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Sunday 22 April 2018

Keelings chief is apple of IMAGE's eye

Overall IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year award-winner Caroline Keeling, CEO of fruit producer and food distributor Keelings.
Overall IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year award-winner Caroline Keeling, CEO of fruit producer and food distributor Keelings.

IMAGE Publications has unveiled the winners of the 'IMAGE' Business-woman of the Year Awards.

The overall winner was Caroline Keeling, CEO of fruit producer and food distributor Keelings. Caroline joined Keelings as a technical manager in 1994, following two years at Green Isle Foods, progressing to group MD in 2006 and CEO in 2013.

Since taking over as group MD in 2006, she has grown turnover by 50pc. Operations are in Ireland, the UK, Europe and Asia. Keelings has sales of €300m and 2,000 employees.

Now in its seventh year, the awards aim to recognise and celebrate inspiring women in the Irish business world.

Irish Independent

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