Managing Retail Ireland

The Retail Ireland Board is the governing body of the association and is made up of Retail Ireland Executive Directors at CEO and Managing Director level representing key industry categories of the Irish retail sector. Collectively, they oversee Retail Ireland’s organisational strategy and governance, and ensure we are operating effectively and delivering on our mission.


Retail Ireland Director Arnold Dillon and Chairperson Edel Clancy

Chairperson Edel Clancy and Retail Ireland Director Arnold Dillon.


Our Board

Edel Clancy, Director of Corporate Affairs, Musgrave Group  (Chairperson)

Geoff Byrne, Chief Operating Officer, Tesco

Fintan Costello, Head of Sales ROI & NI, Primark

Brian Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer, Maxol Ltd

Joanne Doyle, Human Resources Director Aramark and Avoca

Damien Dwyer, CEO, Woodies

Ciara Foxton, Managing Director, Circle K Europe

Liam Hanly, Managing Director, Easons

John Moane, Chief Commercial Officer, BWG

Evelyn Moynihan, CEO, Kilkenny Group

Stephen Watkins, Managing Director, Boots