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Senior food figure named new Warrenpoint Port CEO

David Holmes has been appointed the new CEO at Warrenpoint Port

A SENIOR figure from the Irish food industry has been appointed as the new chief executive at Warrenpoint Port.

David Holmes joins from Irwin's Bakery, where he served as operations director for six years. He has also previously held

senior positions at Kerry Group, Unigate, and Premier Foods.

Stan McIlvenny, chairman of Warrenpoint Harbour Authority welcomed the new appointment.

“With a background dealing with complex operations and supply chains in the food industry, David's wealth of experience will be a tremendous asset to the harbour.

“The board looks forward to working with David as he continues the transformative body of work that has been taking place at the port over recent months and years as we continue to see tonnage and turnover increase annually."

Mr Holmes will take up the post in late summer and will replace outgoing CEO Clare Guinness.

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