Sligo Chamber and IT Sligo came together and hosted a special gathering of Business Leaders in the Clarion Hotel recently. The event entitled ‘Sharing Success’ was chaired by Anton Savage, the well known presenter of Today FM’s Business Programme The Savage Sunday Show, and saw four successful business people, connected to Sligo, tell their stories of the challenges and successes they have experienced in their career to date.
Guest speakers included Donard Gaynor, the Sligo-born, accountant now residing in the USA who has held senior positions such as Vice President of Beam Global Spirits & Wine and Partner of PricewaterhouseCooper, and who was recently appointed non-executive director at Glanbia plc. Tommy Higgins, Former Executive Vice President of Ticketmaster Europe and a graduate of Summerhill College. Aaron Forde, CEO at Aurivo – formerly known as Connacht Gold – and Chairman of the Irish Dairy Board and Peter Gallogly, Commercial Director at Irish Distillers.