Gary McGann, Chairman, was appointed as a non-executive Director in November 2014 and as Chairman from July 2015. Gary was Group Chief Executive Officer of Smurfit Kappa Group plc from 2002 until his retirement in September 2015. He joined the Smurfit Kappa Group in 1998 as Chief Financial Officer and also served as President and Chief Operations Officer. He had held a number of senior positions in both the private and public sectors over the previous 20 years, including Chief Executive of Gilbeys of Ireland and Aer Lingus Group. Gary is Chairman of Aon Ireland, Sicon Limited and Aryzta AG and a non-executive Director of Smurfit Kappa Group plc, Green Reit plc and Multi-Packaging Solutions International Limited. He holds BA (UCD) and MSc Management (Trinity) Degrees and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). Gary is a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees since July 2015.