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Executive Directors


Stan McCarthy
Mr. Stan McCarthy (59), Chief Executive

Appointed: 9 March 1999 and as CEO on 1 January 2008. Stan joined Kerry’s graduate recruitment programme in Ireland in 1976. He has worked in a number of finance roles including Financial Controller in the USA on the establishment of Kerry’s operations in Chicago in 1984. Following the Group’s acquisition of Beatreme Foods Inc. in 1988 he was appointed Vice President of Materials Management and Purchasing. In 1991, he was appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing and became President of Kerry North America in 1996. Stan has served as Director for 18 years.


Brian Mehigan
Mr. Brian Mehigan (55), Chief Financial Officer

Appointed: 25 February 2002. Brian joined Kerry Group in 1989, having previously worked in practice for six years. He held a number of finance positions within Kerry between 1989 and 2002. He is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a graduate of National University of Ireland, Cork. Brian has served as CFO and as an Executive Director on Kerry Group plc’s Board for 15 years.


Gerry Behan
Mr. Gerry Behan (52), President & CEO Kerry Taste & Nutrition

Appointed: 13 May 2008. Gerry joined Kerry's graduate recruitment programme in 1986 and has held a number of senior financial and management roles primarily in the Americas region. He was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Kerry's Global Taste & Nutrition business on 19 December 2011. Gerry has served as a Board member for nine years.


Flor Healy
Mr. Flor Healy (54), Chief Executive Officer Kerry Foods

Appointed: 23 February 2004. Flor joined Kerry’s graduate recruitment programme in 1984 and has worked for the Group in a number of leading management and finance roles in Ireland and the UK. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Group’s Consumer Foods Division in 2004. Flor has served as a Board member for 13 years.