Our Chairman – Feargal Quinn

Feargal Quinn

FEARGAL QUINN

PROFILE

Feargal Quinn is founder of Superquinn.  He has made many contributions to Irish life: chairman of An Post for 10 years, chair of the steering committee that introduced the Leaving Cert Applied, Chair of Ireland’s National St. Patrick’s Festival and Adjunct Professor at NUI Galway.  He has also chaired the Selection Committee of Springboard Ireland since 2010.  Since 1993 he has been an independent member of the Seanad.  Feargal is author of “Crowning the Customer” and “Mind Your Own Business”.

His series “Feargal Quinn’s Retail Therapy” on RTE 1 reached top ratings as did the ‘Local Heroes – a Town Fights Back’ series on transforming Drogheda.  He has received a fellowship and five honorary doctorates, the French Ordre national du Merite and Papal Knighthood.

On the international scene, Feargal served on the boards of the American-based Food Marketing Institute; CIES, the Paris-based organisation representing retail and was President of EuroCommerce the Brussels-based retail organisation.