Alan McKeown is the Customer Business Manager for PepsiCo International, managing the Walkers brand across the NI Grocery Channel.
James Mathers is Operations Manager of local cereal processor White’s. White’s portfolio of brands includes the products Toasted Oats, Only Oats and Speedicook. He is based at the White’s Mill in Tandragee, which is one of Ireland’s oldest operating oat mills.
Ulster Grocer talks to Steven McGarry, Managing Director, Contact Marketing (NI) Ltd.
Briefly outline your career to date
After graduating in Business and Finance from Portobello College in Dublin, I was offered a job in the family business as a field sales executive for Favour Pet Foods. Over the years I have
Graduated with a degree in Business from the University of the West of England, Bristol in 2004, having spent a year on a marketing internship in Chicago, USA. I started my career managing a small marketing agency for one year and following this I was accepted onto a sales graduate [...]
Stephen Ellis, Senior Consultant with Parity Solutions Ltd and Programme Manager for the PLUS+ Food and Drink programme, is this month’s guest in the hot seat. Briefly outline your career to date. After graduating with a degree in history I went to work for Stewarts Supermarkets as…
Brenda McDevitt, SPAR marketing manager, is this month’s guest in the hot seat. A graduate from the University of Ulster with a degree and masters in marketing she initially took up a position with Greer Publications, followed by a marketing management role with a QS firm. In 2003 she joined Henderson as Marketing…