Friday 17 April 2020

Ireland – Global Leadership Series David McRedmond 2020

David McRedmond online meeting

The Global Leadership Series went online, and hosted its first global virtual webinar with David McRedmond, CEO An Post and Board member of The Ireland Funds. David spoke to a virtual audience from Dublin, Belfast, London and Sydney. He spoke of the current crisis and the need for companies and individuals to act in the common good, always mindful of delivering purpose.

The Global Leadership Series will continue online, and we invite our global supporters to join the conversation


David McRedmond, CEO, An Post

David McRedmond was appointed Chief Executive Officer of An Post in October 2016.   He has led the Company’s Transformation programme and return to financial stability, revenue growth and profit by taking big steps to fix the Company’s economics; by restructuring the Mails & Parcels and Retail business in line with a rapidly changing, digital marketplace and by putting a highly skilled management team in place to drive the business forward.

David is personally driving An Post’s Sustainability Charter, having positioned Climate Action, Decent Work, Sustainable Cities & Communities and Innovation & Partnerships – four of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals most pertinent to the global postal industry – at the centre of An Post’s business transformation strategy.

He was previously CEO of TV3 which he transformed into a major Irish broadcaster, concluding with its sale to Liberty Global in December 2015. David was previously Commercial Director of Eircom and Managing Director of Eircom Enterprises. During his early career as a retail industry executive in the UK and USA, he held roles such as Operations Director of Waterstones and CEO of WH Smith Inc.

David was appointed chairman of Eir in 2018; he is a director of Premier Lotteries Ireland (the National Lottery) and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. A native of Dublin, he holds a Masters Degree in Modern Irish History from University College Dublin.

Contact

Siobhán Gallagher

Director

The Ireland Funds

Denshaw House, 121-122 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland

T - +353-1-662-7878

E - sgallagher@irelandfunds.org

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