About the event / Details
We are delighted to announce that Ibec's flagship business networking event will returns to the RDS on 5 September 2024.
Ibec’s most prestigious networking event, the Ibec President’s Dinner marks the annual handover of the Ibec Presidency. The event will be attended by 800+ senior industry leaders representing organisations from across all key sectors of the Irish economy. On the night, we will formally welcome Anne O'Leary, Head of Meta in Ireland as the new Ibec President. Anne will take over from the current Ibec President, Paul Duffy, Vice President Manufacturing, Pfizer.
Don’t miss the opportunity to network with leaders in Irish business and politics at this black-tie event by booking your seat or table of 10.
To learn more about the Ibec Board, please see here.
Ibec President / Outgoing President
Paul currently holds the role of Senior Vice President, Small Molecule Operations for Pfizer Global Supply (PGS) since 2018. In this, he has responsibility for a global market producing >24 billion doses of Solid Oral and other technologies annually. The network consists of 19 manufacturing sites across North and South America, Europe, AFME and APAC regions, which include Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API), Solid Orals and Local Market Supply Sites.
Paul has worked for Pfizer for over 30 years and has held multiple roles of increasing responsibility. More recently Paul was Vice President, for Innovative Product Portfolio Management, Transformation, Strategy & Innovation. He also held the role of Vice President for the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Operations and was leader of the PGS Transformation Team. Prior to that he led the External Supply Operating Unit & Pfizer Centre One and Business Development Team.
Paul is a current Board Member of Ibec and recently held the position of Chairperson of the Workplace Relations Commission. Over the years he has been a Board Member of various organisations including IDA Ireland and he was President of the American Chamber of Commerce.
He holds a B.S. in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University College Galway and an M.B.A. from the Open University in the U.K.