Seafood industry leaders on the move - Vol. II

Published on
June 26, 2015

McCarthy2.pngTara McCarthy, CEO of Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) ◊ Starting in September 2015, Tara McCarthy will take over as CEO of one of Ireland’s top seafood development agencies, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM). McCarthy, who currently serves as the director of the food and beverages division for BIM in Bord Bia, will helm the CEO slot for five years.

“I am delighted that Tara McCarthy is taking up the position of Chief Executive of BIM,” said Kieran Calnan, BIM chairman, on the topic of McCarthy’s hire. “I am confident that Tara will do an outstanding job for BIM and the wider seafood industry. Tara has already demonstrated she has the necessary energy, determination and leadership qualities to drive the development of an industry that is on the cusp of change and has the potential for significant growth.”

Employment History Highlights: Director of the food and beverages division for BIM in Bord Bia, captaining an executive team focused on developing seafood, dairy, prepared foods, alcohol and small business sectors; Affiliate of Harvard Business School and IMD Business School, Switzerland; Contributor to the government’s Food Harvest 2020 and 2025 reports.

More information: http://www.seafoodsource.com/news/supply-trade/mccarthy-named-ceo-of-irish-seafood-development-agency

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