ENTREPRENEUR
PROFILE

Maurice Healy

The Healy Group

Healy Group is a solutions-driven agent and distributor for a number of manufacturers worldwide, supplying high-quality food ingredients, chemicals, nutraceuticals and raw materials. They support a varied range of industries including Food, Health & Nutrition, Pharmaceutical and Industrial, trading from their sites in Leicester, Dublin, Shanghai, and Gennep. Healy Group’s Subsidiary company Camida is located in Clonmel and has offices in Manchester and Singapore.

Originally from Cork, Maurice Healy was educated at St Fachtna’s De La Salle College, Skibbereen, before moving to Dublin in 1971. Aged 18 he began his career at a haulage company followed by Dublin Maritime, before starting work with the National Chemical Company in 1976. It was here that Maurice gained valuable insight into the chemical industry, which would aid in establishing his own company in 1985.

Maurice is committed to supporting charities and local communities through social enterprise, and he is currently chairman of TraidLinks and serves on the boards of Haven Partnership and Anamcara.

Maurice has previously been president of IBEC and served on the boards of the Irish Chamber Orchestra, The Niall Mellon Foundation, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe.

Year: 2016
Category: International
Sector: Distribution