Area of Expertise: International Marketing, Market Entry Strategies, Multiple-Store Retailing, and Export Development of Clothing Brands, New Brand Launches, and Distribution of Imports and Exports. Mentoring Start-up and small businesses.
Experience: From a marketing background, with time spent in the Textile Industry and Chain Store retailing that has ensured wide experience of the “rag trade” from both sides of the counter at home and abroad.
An experienced Mentor he has worked on the panels of Dublin City Enterprise Board, and Enterprise Ireland. As General Manager of Penneys Group for twenty of their formative years. He was responsible for TV, Publicity, and Distribution at Home and in Britain. While with a large Textile Group he developed sales to Britain and Europe and opened their West End office where he was based for ten years. When made group sales director back in Ireland he attended an MBA module at Harvard University.