Born in Kerry, Eoin McGettigan has been a leading business figure in Ireland over the last three decades with experience as a Senior Executive in Retail, Wholesale and Property businesses. Prior to joining the Port of Cork Company in 2020, Eoin held senior board positions in Musgrave PLC as Chief Executive of Supervalu and Centra. He also fulfilled the role of Group Finance Director of Dunnes Stores and CEO of Lifestyle Sports.
Eoin has taught on masters, degree and diploma courses at University College Cork, the Open University, the Institute of Project Management and Chartered Accountants Ireland and specialises in business acquisitions, major strategic change and quality management systems. Inspired by his time studying accounting in his early 20’s, Eoin has authored a textbook designed for the Chartered Accountants Ireland FAE Elective programme.
Since joining the Port of Cork Company, Eoin has overseen the development of several large-scale projects including the launch of the €89 million Cork Container Terminal and is leading the next phase of growth for the company as it develops its ‘Port of Cork Masterplan 2050’. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is based in Cork with his family.