Pharmed Group Board of Management
A former politician, Mary has served ministerial roles from 1997 to 2011. She served as Tanaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) for 9 years, became the first woman to lead a political party in Ireland and held many important ministerial portfolios, including Minister for Health and Children for 7 years. She is notably the longest-serving female Government minister and TD in the state’s history.
Enda is the CEO of smart energy provider Pinergy. Enda founded Pinergy in 2012 following a career of over twenty years in the professional services firm Mazars, in leadership roles across business advisory, corporate finance and consulting. Enda is a chartered accountant and joined the Pharmed Group Board of Directors in 2021.
Declan has held a number of senior management positions in sales and marketing within the ethical, OTC and distribution sectors over the last 30 years. Declan has been responsible for strategic, operational and commercial decision making during this time and has been Managing Director of the Pharmed Group since 2005 and currently holds the position of CEO.
Dara has spent over 25 years working in senior finance positions within the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. Progressing from financial control to directorship responsibilities, Dara has been a director of the Pharmed Group since 2007. Dara is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a past treasurer of the Pharmaceutical Managers Institute (PMI).
A member of the Pharmed Group of directors for over 15 years, John currently holds the position of CCO for the Pharmed Group and is responsible for commercial strategy. Having started his career in 1999 in the healthcare sector, John’s previous experience has been in senior sales and marketing managerial positions within the medical, laboratory and healthcare sectors.
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Pharmed Leadership Team
Declan has held a number of senior management positions in sales and marketing within the ethical, OTC and distribution sectors over the last 30 years. Declan has been responsible for strategic, operational and commercial decision making during this time and has been Managing Director of the Pharmed Group since 2005 and current holds the position of CEO.
Elaine joined Pharmed in 2008, and has held several strategic sales positions within the business. Originally joining as Area Sales Representative, Elaine progressed to National Sales Manager, a position she held for almost five years before becoming Commercial Director in 2020. In her current role, Elaine possesses full responsibility for all commercial functions of the Pharmed Business Unit including Sales and Marketing. Elaine works closely with all our brand partners to ensure that key joint business plans are implemented. Elaine applies herself with the highest levels of commitment and integrity through her natural ability and welcoming approach.
Peadar is a graduate of UCD Michael Smurfit Business School with a Masters in Marketing. Peadar joined the Pharmed Group in October 2018, after a 15-year career in Pharmaceuticals with Wyeth, Pfizer and UDG Healthcare. Peadar became the Business Development Director, International Business in 2020 and is now responsible for leading the group’s international ambitions as well as expanding their Ireland and UK footprint with OTC and Healthcare brands.
Martin is a graduate of NCI and UL in Business Management. He joined Pharmed in 2020 as Operations Manager and currently manages the operations, purchasing, inventory, quality control, health and safety, warehousing and logistics teams in Pharmed. Martin joined Pharmed with a wealth of knowledge, cultivated over a variety of supervisory positions in the computer and electronics industry, including 12 years as Operations Manager at DPD Ireland.
As Head of Customer Engagement, Sarah is responsible for the strategic direction of the brands within the Pharmed portfolio. She is passionate about growing brands in line with the suppliers vision, constantly challenging her teams to find innovative ways to make Pharmed brands stand out in a busy marketplace. She believes that every interaction with customers should be positive and engaging, and coaches both the marketing and customer service teams to embody this ethos for the delivery of Pharmed and our brand partners shared goals.
Amanda joined the Pharmed Customer Service team in 2007. Amanda is a qualified Beauty Therapist and a Sports Personal Trainer. Amanda brings her passion for skincare and personal health and wellbeing to her role as Pharmed’s Customer Service Team Lead. As part of her role, Amanda is the Pharmed Thalgo Skincare expert. She works closely with the Sales, Marketing and Logistics teams to ensure Pharmed’s customer needs are prioritised and are met to the highest standard.