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Analysis: Siobhán Talbot leaves Glanbia a bigger company, but its profitability is weaker

Business editor Lorcan Allen looks into the multinational food giant as its chief executive announces her departure after a decade in charge

Siobhán Talbot will retire from Glanbia at the end of this year. Picture: Barry Cronin

After more than 10 years at the helm of Glanbia, Siobhán Talbot will retire as chief executive of the performance nutrition giant at the end of this year.

Her departure brings to a close a career at the company that spanned more than 30 years and started all the way back in 1992 when Talbot first joined Waterford Foods, the farmer owned dairy co-op that merged with Avonmore plc in 1997 to form Glanbia, as ...