Kerry boss: we’re ready for Brexit and on top of changing tastes

Chief executive still sees big opportunity in China, but says some customers are making plans for trade war

12th August, 2018
Edmond Scanlon, chief executive of Kerry Group: ‘I think what’s important for Kerry is that we are able to pivot to any particular trend that’s in the marketplace’ Pic: Fergal Phillips

As chief executive of a global company with manufacturing plants in 30 countries and customers in more than 100 others, Kerry Group’s Edmond Scanlon has a lot to keep an eye on.

The company is completing a plan to help its Irish and Britain-focused consumer foods division deal with Brexit, and is also hearing concerns from its customers about increased trade tensions.

But as a major supplier of flavours, ingredients and nutrition technologies to the...

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