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Kerry appoints Oliver Kelly as president and CEO in North America

December 19, 2021
Food & Drink

Kerry has announced the appointment of Oliver Kelly as president and CEO of the company’s North American operations, effective 1 January 2022.

Kelly will take over from Gerry Behan, who assumed the role on an interim basis. Behan will continue to serve as president and CEO for Kerry Taste and Nutrition.

Since joining Kerry in 1991, Kelly has served in a number of commercial and management roles. Most recently, he held the position of commercial CEO for North America.

“Throughout his career, Oliver has demonstrated sustainable success in building and leading effective teams that fuel business growth for Kerry and for our customers,” said Gerry Behan, president and CEO of Taste and Nutrition at Kerry.

“Oliver has also shown a clear passion for driving change and a personal commitment to promoting a more inclusive workplace within Kerry. I am looking forward to working with Oliver as we work towards creating a world of sustainable nutrition.”

By Antonia Garrett Peel


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