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McCormack appointed MD of Musgrave Wholesale Partners

Michael McCormack.

Musgrave has announced the appointment of Michael McCormack as the managing director of Musgrave Wholesale Partners.

McCormack is currently MD of Musgrave in Northern Ireland and will take up his new role on March 2, succeeding Noel Keeley who became CEO of Musgrave Group at the start of this year.

In his NI role, he has delivered significant sales growth for the SuperValu, Centra and Mace brands in Northern Ireland. McCormack first joined Musgrave in 2007 and has held senior positions in the Wholesale Foodservice business prior to joining the  business in Northern Ireland in 2015.

Commenting on his appointment, Musgrave CEO Noel Keeley said: “We are very pleased to appoint Michael McCormack as managing director of Musgrave Wholesale Partners.  He has led significant growth in our business in Northern Ireland as part of our Growing Good Business strategy. With Michael’s leadership, Musgrave is ideally placed to respond to exciting opportunities in the wholesale and foodservice sectors. This includes meeting the demand for changing food tastes and leveraging our digital technology to deliver world-class customer experiences.”

Musgrave Wholesale Partners is the leading wholesale and foodservice business for retailers and SMEs and it is a one-stop shop for the growing hotel, catering and restaurant sector across the island of Ireland. Recent acquisitions include the fine food specialist La Rousse Foods and drinks distributor Drinks Inc.

Prior to joining Musgrave, McCormack held a number of domestic and international roles with Statoil, including vice president customer offer where he was responsible for Statoil Europe’s shop and forecourt brand portfolio. He holds an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Business School and he is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants.

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