Board of Directors
The Board of Origin consists of a non-executive chairman, three executive directors and three non-executive directors.
Tom O'Mahony (50) was appointed CEO of Origin Enterprises on its formation in October 2006. Prior to this he held the role of Chief Operations Officer of IAWS Group plc. Tom joined IAWS in 1985 and on its public flotation in 1988 to form IAWS Group plc he held a number of senior management functions and was involved in acquisitions, disposals, business integration and financial control within the Group, until his appointment as CEO of Origin.
Brendan Fitzgerald (49) joined Origin in November 2006 as Chief Financial Officer. A former director with NCB Corporate Finance he has held senior financial positions with Greencore Group plc and Waterford Foods plc. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen.
Declan Giblin (56) is Head of Corporate Development and Executive Chairman of Agrii. He was formerly Chief Executive of Masstock and was the driving force behind the development of the Company over a 20 year period
Ms Rose McHugh (49) is head of Corporate Finance with Merrion Group and Non-Executive Chairman of An Board Iascaigh Mhara. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, an Associate of the Institute of Taxation in Ireland, holding an honours law degree and MBA from University College Cork, Ms McHugh also served from 2008 to 2011 as a Non-Executive Director of Bord na Mona.
Hugh McCutcheon (59) is a Chartered Accountant and Investment Banking Professional. He was formerly head of corporate finance at Davy which he joined in 1989 from PriceWaterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979. Hugh has an honours degree in economics from Trinity College Dublin and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.
Owen Killian (59) is CEO of ARYZTA AG and has been since its admission to trading in 2008. He was previously CEO of IAWS Group plc since 2003. Prior to this he held several executive positions within IAWS Group plc since it was listed in 1988.
Patrick McEniff (45) joined IAWS Group plc after its listing on the Irish Stock Exchange in 1988 and has fulfilled various senior management roles, focused on finance and systems development. In 2004, he was appointed to the board of IAWS Group plc as its Group Finance Director. In 2008, upon the formation of ARYZTA AG, he was also appointed as CFO and member of the Board of Directors.