President's Dinner 2018

This year's President's Dinner marked the 25th anniversary of Ibec. With over 950 in attendance, it was a night to celebrate not only the success of Irish business over that period but also of the organisation.


Pictured addressing delegates at the dinner is Ibec CEO Danny McCoy.




Ibec would like to welcome Paraic Curtis as its new President for 2018 – 2019. Mr Curtis is Senior Vice President and General Manager of TE Medical, a leading player in Ireland’s MedTech sector. He succeeds Edel Creely of Trilogy Technologies. 

Ibec thanks Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, who was the guest speaker.

Pictured at the Annual Ibec President's Dinner in the RDS are former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD and MD of Micrsoft Ireland, Cathriona Hallahan. 

Pictured are Principal of D'Arcy Smyth & Associates, Michael D'Arcy; Chancellor of Dublin City University, Martin McAleese; and Ibec CEO, Danny McCoy.


CEO of Cpl Recruitment Anne Heraty alongside Director General of the Construction Industry Federation, Tom Parlon. 

We were delighted to be joined on the night by some many organisation alumni. 


Pictured are Liam Connellan, former DG of Confederation of Irish Industry, which later merged with the Federated Union of Employers to
form IBEC; former DGs of IBEC John Dunne and Torlach O'Sullivan; and Ibec CEO Danny McCoy. 

President Europe, Turkey and India Diageo, John Kennedy; Ibec President, Paraic Curtis; and Ibec Commercial Director, Martin Wells.


Country Managing Director for Accenture Ireland, Alastair Blair, at the Ibec Annual President's Dinner. 


Group Managing Director, Trilogy Technologies, Edel Creely with Chief Executive of Dawn Farm Foods, Larry Murrin.

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