Our Team

Our Team

  • Michael Brannigan
    Executive Chairman and Shareholder

    Michael is Executive Chairman of PRL. He is a proven leader, with experience of successfully managing and engaging a broad and diverse range of stakeholder groups, alongside excellent communication and commercial skills. Michael is adept at developing, managing and sustaining effective working relationships with customers and network contacts.

    Married, with four daughters, Michael is a fitness fanatic and keen golfer. He is passionate about family, friends, Leinster and Irish Rugby along with Kilkenny hurling.

    Email: michael.brannigan@prl.ie

  • Jack O’Riordan
    Chief Executive Officer and Shareholder

    Jack is Chief Executive Officer of PRL. He leads the identification and execution of the strategic imperatives and deliverables across the business. This is underpinned by his proven experience of unlocking value, through insight, strategy and activation of business objectives. Jack also leads, manages and develops the executive management team in PRL.

    Jack is married to Mary and has a son. He is a keen cyclist and golfer, with a passion for family, friends and Munster and Irish Rugby.

    Email: jack.oriordan@prl.ie

  • Eoin Stapleton
    Managing Director PRL Logistics Solutions

    Eoin is responsible for developing the business strategy and ensuring all functions of PRL deliver the highest standards of performance. He joined PRL in 2007 as Business Development Director and was promoted to his current role of Managing Director in 2008. Previously the Managing Director of Breeo Foods and Operations Director of Dairygold Consumer Foods, Eoin has also held senior supply-chain roles in Unilever and the National Institute of Transport & Logistics (NITL) and was an Officer in the Irish Defence Forces for 13 years. Eoin resides in Naas, Co. Kildare with his wife and son. Eoin has an MSc in Supply-Chain Management, a BSc and a Diploma in Human Resource Management. Eoin enjoys spending his free time following Munster rugby, Limerick hurling and is involved in coaching underage hurling in Naas GAA.

    Email: eoin.stapleton@prl.ie

  • Michael Finlay
    Managing Director In-Market/Integrated Services

    Michael is responsible for all commercial activities at PRL, including group sales, the brand plan and strategic development programme, and the advertising and promotions programme. A business graduate of University College Galway, Michael has more than 25 years experience in general management and sales director roles within the FMCG sector. With a proven track record of delivering results through leveraging growth opportunities, Michael creates winning strategic propositions and builds high-performing teams. In his spare time, Michael is a keen rugby supporter and enjoys cycling and keeping fit.

    Email: michael.finlay@prl.ie

  • Jim Cussen
    Chief Information Officer

    Jim is responsible for IT strategy, service delivery and project delivery at PRL. Previously Head of IT with Dairygold, Jim has also held senior IT and project management roles with Kerry Foods and Arval, a BNP Paribas company. Jim is a graduate in Computer Systems from the University of Limerick, and also has an MSc in Project Management. Jim resides in County Limerick with his family and enjoys hillwalking and the traditional arts.

    Email: jim.cussen@prl.ie