As the founder and owner of the Bite Group, Michael built the company from a small regional retail outlet to the largest and most successful manufacturer and distributor of private label snack and convenience products in Northern Ireland and Ireland, which he sold to Adelie in 2015.
With a background in hospitality management, he is renowned for bringing innovation and passion to the production of great food and delivery of top class service.
Michael has 20 years experience of owning & directing a multi million pound TO company, employing over 150 people across multiple sites in Ireland and U.K. servicing Industry, healthcare, education, retail, wholesale, forecourt, airline & Private Brand.
As a qualified food technologist graduating from Loughry College in 1996, and for the past 20 years he has been employed in the food industry for national, international and multinational food manufacturing and service industries who included, Coca-Cola, The Kerry Group and recently Ecolab. These roles were in quality, technical, training, sales and auditing.
Ferghal provides training and technical support to all types of food manufacturing businesses to ensure all legislative requirements are adhered to by the clients thus helping to provide, safe, legal and quality products to the consumer. Ferghal has secured the following accreditations with Dunleavy Meats - Co.Mayo, Browne Logistics - Dublin, CGI Blanchardstown - Co. Dublin, Meadow Farm Quality Foods Ltd and Devenish Foods.
Combining a BA Hons Business Studies Degree, CIM Professional Diploma in Marketing and Certificate in Export Marketing with over 10 years marketing experience.
Louise’s extensive experience includes working with start up companies to large multi-national Fortune 500 companies including international US business experience as well as working with companies throughout Ireland providing a range of marketing services.
Key services include assisting clients to define their marketing messages, apply the correct marketing mix, social media management as well as developing and implementing marketing plans.
Wendy is a Human Resources professional whose passion is providing HR solutions for her clients by helping them build their HR infrastructure through technology, compliance and people.
Having spent over 20 years in manufacturing & office environments, Wendy has hands on experience in Investigations, Disciplinary, Grievances, Time and Attendance Software, Absence Management, Change Management, Rebranding, Project Management, TUPE and Acquisitions.
Wendy is commercially focused and has worked on problem solving solutions with Management at all levels.