Managing Director | Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland
Martin Kelleher is Managing Director of Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland, which operates the SuperValu and Centra brands who generate combined retail sales of approximately €4.3bn.
Prior to his appointment in 2010, Kelleher held the position of Managing Director of Musgrave Wholesale Partners. He has also previously served as Consumer Insights Director and Sales Director of both the Centra and SuperValu brands, as well as holding roles in Musgrave’s Trading and Finance team.
Born in Cork, Kelleher holds a BComm from University College Cork and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Before joining Musgrave, he previously worked with both Gestetner and KPMG.
Tax Partner | KPMG Ireland
Carmel Logan is a partner with KPMG, specialising in tax. Carmel has over 17 years experience advising Irish and multinational clients on all aspects of tax, across a broad range of sectors including the property, technology and pharmaceutical sectors.
Carmel has significant experience advising Irish headquartered groups with international operations, as well as multinational groups with Irish operations. She has particular experience of inward and outward investment in an international context as companies seek to expand their businesses including financing structures, acquisition vehicles and cross-border tax issues.
Carmel also advises a number of start-up companies on the challenges around fundraising, structuring shareholding arrangements, rewarding employees and growing global operations.
Managing Director | MSD Ireland
Ger Brennan is Managing Director for MSD Human Health in Ireland and is Head of MSD Ireland’s Country Leadership Team which represents all elements of MSD’s Animal Health, Human Health and Manufacturing businesses in Ireland.
Prior to taking up his current role in 2016, Ger held a number of high level positions in MSD including Global Franchise Lead for Immunology; MSD’s Commercial Operations lead in Europe; and Canada and Immunology Regional Marketing Lead (RML) for Mid Europe.
In addition, Ger has worked across a wide range of areas in the pharmaceutical sector and is currently a member of the Strategy Board of the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association – the representative body for the international research-based pharmaceutical industry in Ireland.
Managing Partner | Matheson
Prior to his appointment as Managing Partner at Matheson, Michael spent over ten years as head of Matheson’s Financial Services practice. Michael advises many of the world’s leading financial institutions, investment banks, asset management companies, broker-dealers and corporations carrying on business in Ireland or from Irish vehicles.
Michael was a member of the IFSC Funds Group established by the Department of An Taoiseach to consider and advise on legislative and other changes which are necessary or desirable to facilitate the continued growth of the Irish investment funds industry. He was also chairman of the legislative sub-group of the IFSC Funds Group.
Michael has spoken at a number of international financial services conferences. He has lectured at the law school of the Law Society of Ireland on financial services law and is a regular contributor to financial services publications.