Patrick Coveney, Greencore

Patrick Coveney has served as CEO of Greencore Group since 2007, and has led the business through a period of strong growth and significant portfolio change into a focused, multi-country convenience foods company. Prior to joining Greencore, Patrick was a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on the food and beverage industry, eventually becoming Managing Partner for McKinsey in Ireland. He holds a B. Comm. (First Class) from University College Cork, and is a former Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford where he earned an M.Phil. and D.Phil. in Management Studies. A keen sportsman, Patrick represented Ireland and Munster at underage level in rugby, and sits on Munster Rugby’s Commercial Board. Patrick served as President of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce in 2012.