John O’ Brien was appointed to the Board of Barretstown in May 2017. Since 2014, John has worked as Managing Director with family business, O’ Brien Fine Foods. Prior to joining the family business, John trained as an accountant with Patrick McDonnell & Co, in Newbridge. In 2003, he joined the ﬁnance department of O’ Brien Fine Foods before working with the sales team where he developed the team and business into one of the biggest producers and marketers of cooked meats in Ireland, including Brady Family, Homebird and Greenfarm brands. John sits on Barretstown’s Development Committee and Finance & Audit Committee.