The Big Interview

‘We may look complicated, but nutrition is at our core’ – Siobhán Talbot on Glanbia reaching €5.6bn

Global nutrition business Glanbia has been on ‘a phenomenal journey of evolution’ since Siobhán Talbot took charge. The chief executive says that voyage has come through ambition and a grounded respect for its origins

Siobhán Talbot, chief executive, Glanbia: ‘We have great talent here, we run a global organisation.’ Picture: Barry Cronin

This year, Siobhán Talbot marks a decade at the helm of Glanbia, the global nutrition business. It is a position that makes her one of the most prominent women in Irish corporate life.

Speaking to the Business Post on Thursday, the day after the company posted record revenue of €5.6 billion for 2022, Talbot is in a reflective mood.

As only the second female chief executive of an Irish-listed company – the first was Anne ...