Business & Finance Awards will honour the business lobby group for their contribution to Irish business over 25 years
History of Ibec
Representing all sectors of business
Ibec’s Strong Leadership
Former Presidents of Ibec include Ann Heraty, Cpl, Edel Creely, Trilogy Technologies, and Gerry Collins, Johnson and Johnson and current President is Paraic Curtis, SVP and GM of TE Medical, aided by Deputy President, Pat McCann, CEO of Dalata Hotel Group. CEO of Ibec Danny McCoy took on the role in 2009 in the midst of the economic recession. It is due to this strong board, leadership and steady hands through a pivotal period for Ireland Inc over the last 25 years that Ibec will be recognised of their Outstanding Contribution to Irish Business.
Business & Finance Awards 2018 honourees
The Business & Finance Awards, in association with KPMG, are Ireland’s foremost Irish business awards, running for the last four decades. The 2018 honourees include former President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso, who will receive the inaugural Sutherland Leadership Award, former President of Ireland Mary McAleese, who will be honoured with the TK Whitaker Award, along with Irish Rugby Team Head Coach Joe Schmidt who will receive the Outstanding Contribution to Brand Ireland Award.
Previous honourees include President Clinton, Sir John Major, Mary Robinson, Kofi Annan, Sen George Mitchell, Sir Bob Geldof, former Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and President of Ireland Michael D Higgins.