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Origin Enterprises Plc
03 July 2008
Declan Giblin appointed Head of Corporate Development.
Origin Enterprises plc ('Origin' or 'the Group') is pleased to announce the appointment of Declan Giblin as Head of Corporate Development.
Declan, formally CEO of Masstock Group Holdings Limited ('Masstock'), acquired by Origin in February 2008, has been the driving force behind the development of Masstock over a 20 year period, culminating in Masstock's position today as market leader in the provision of advanced agronomy and farming systems advisory services to leading arable and grassland farm enterprises across the United Kingdom and Poland. Declan will remain involved in Masstock as Executive Chairman. Previously in his career Declan has supported and led a number of agri-business developments in the USA, Australia, Zambia and Thailand.
Commenting on the announcement, Tom O'Mahony, Chief Executive of Origin said:
'We are delighted with Declan's appointment which represents a key step in the development of Origin. The combination of Declan's extensive industry experience and track record of business development brings an important new dimension to Origin's future expansion plans as we look to extend the Group's position within the primary sectors of the food industry.'
3 July 2008
Origin Enterprises plc
Brendan Fitzgerald, Chief Financial Officer Tel: +353 1 6121259
Joe Murray Tel: +353 1 498 0300
Tel: +353 86 253 4950
About Origin Enterprises plc
Origin Enterprises plc is a leading Agri-Nutrition and Food company listed on the IEX and AIM markets of the Irish and London Stock Exchanges. The Agri-Nutrition division, through its manufacturing and distribution operations in Ireland, the United Kingdom and Poland, has leading market positions in the supply of feed ingredients, specialist agronomy services, crop nutrition and marine proteins. The Group's Food division, comprising sales, marketing, distribution and manufacturing activities in Ireland, has leadership positions in ambient food across the retail, food service and manufacturing sectors. The Group has the benefit of a substantial operating asset base including a number of significant properties with development potential located in areas destined for future development and regeneration.
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