‘Being able to listen and build trust is vital’

Each week, we profile one of Ireland’s corporate leaders, tracing their career to date and exploring the lessons they have learned along the way. This week, we meet Paddy Kelly of Tegral Building Products

11th February, 2018
a Paddy Kelly, chief executive of Tegral Building Products Picture: Marc O’Sullivan

Paddy Kelly is managing director of Tegral Building Products, a position he has held for eight years. The company employs 150 people in Athy, Co Kildare. It sells building supplies including metal roofing, cladding and flooring products, for use in commercial, industrial and agricultural construction.

Tegral was established in 1936 and has been a member of Etex Group since 1988. Kelly is currently the acting chair of Guaranteed Irish.

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