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Aer Lingus and Total Produce Chiefs honoured as UCD Business Alumni of the Year 2017
– Stephen Kavanagh and Rory Byrne –


On Friday, March 31st in Dublin, Stephen Kavanagh and Rory Byrne were honoured at the UCD Business Alumni of the Year 2017 awards dinner at the InterContinental Hotel. The Alumni Awards, which have been running since 1991, are the highest honour that UCD Business bestows upon its graduates, recognising alumni who have demonstrated proven leadership skills, notable achievement in business, whether in Ireland or abroad.


Kavanagh and Byrne join a list of prominent business graduates of UCD’s Smurfit graduate and Quinn undergraduate schools  who have previously been honoured, including Breege O’Donoghue, former Director, Primark; Aidan Brady, former CEO, Citibank Europe plc and former Citi Country Officer, Ireland; Siobhan Talbot, Group CEO, Glanbia plc; Caroline Casey, CEO, Kanchi; Alan Ennis, former CEO, Revlon Group and current CEO of Glansaol; Patrick Kennedy, former CEO, Paddy Power; Senator Feargal Quinn, founder of Superquinn amongst others.


The UCD Quinn and Smurfit Alumni Awards, which have been running since 1991, recognise alumni who have demonstrated proven leadership skills and notable achievements in business, whether in Ireland or abroad.

The Alumni of the Year Awards Dinner 2017 is sponsored by ICON Plc and all profits raised will be donated to the UCD College of Business Scholarship Fund, supporting the next generation of business leaders.

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