Nestlé has appointed Deirdre O’Donoghue as the new Country Business Manager for Ireland. Ms O’Donoghue assumes responsibility for Nestlé Ireland’s operations and its wide portfolio of products across the confectionery, beverage, food and petcare categories. She will lead the company in Ireland as it continues to expand its presence and deliver growth across its categories.
Ms O’Donoghue has over 20 years of international experience in the FMCG sector. She has held a variety of marketing and commercial leadership roles in Nestlé over the past 12 years in both the UK and Europe. Her most recent role was as General Manager, Confectionery for the Ukraine and Moldova. Prior to joining Nestlé, Ms O’Donoghue worked with Masterfoods and Sara Lee in a range of marketing and commercial positions.
Born in Dublin, Ms O’Donoghue is a graduate of UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master’s degree in International Marketing.