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Helen Kenny, Green Isle Foods, appointed Co-Chair of ECR Ireland

Posted on: 20 Jun 2022



ECR Ireland is delighted to announce Helen Kenny, Commercial Director, Green Isle Foods has been appointed as its new supplier Co-Chair. Joining John Brennan (Tesco Ireland) as Co-Chair, Helen subsumes the role following Anne Scullion, Diageo.

Helen Kenny, speaking on her appointment: “On behalf of the team at Green Isle Foods, I am delighted to have this opportunity of working with ECR Ireland in an industry leadership role to advance how we can work better together.  Encouraging better collaboration between trading partners is at the core of ECR and this is especially relevant right now as there are so many ways we can deal with the effects of the pandemic, the war in Ukraine and inflation by collectively working better as an industry.”


Declan Carolan, General Manager, ECR Ireland and Co-Chair, ECR Community says “I am delighted that Helen and Green Isle Foods will play a leading role in ECR Ireland for the next three years.  Green Isle Foods has been a pivotal member of ECR Ireland for many years and are an Irish Frozen Food Company with well-loved Irish Brands, Donegal Catch and Green Isle Foods. They are passionate about inspiring healthy, convenient meals solutions for families that can also reduce food waste and save consumers money.”

“I wish to offer thanks to Anne Scullion for her dynamic role in ECR Ireland as Co-Chair during 2021 and in particular the launch of ECR Heroes during her tenure.”


Helen will join John as the new ECR Ireland Co-Chair Team.  Helen & John are keen to continue the broadening of the membership base of ECR Ireland and transforming ECR Ireland services in doing so.

ECR Ireland is a not-for-profit industry group which promotes better working together between trading partners to fulfil consumer wishes better, faster, at less cost and in a more sustainable way.

Check out all recent & upcoming ECR Ireland activities & events at www.ecrireland.ie