Managing Director | IRDG
Denis has been Managing Director of the IRDG (Industry Research & Development Group) since late 2011. He has over 30 years’ experience in the fields of research, development and innovation. During this time he has worked for leading brand companies and been involved in a variety of new market activity, product launches and product renovation. Denis began his working life with the Medical Research Council before embarking on a career in industry. Starting with Biocon Biochemicals he progressed on to Cadburys, Waterford Foods, Glanbia and Heinz and more recently C&C Group / Bulmers. There he spent 10 years as Innovation & Technical Director with full responsibility for technical operations including research, development and innovation across the core brand and other portfolio products. Denis holds Master degrees in both Biochemistry and Food Science in addition to an MBA.