Brendan qualified as an accountant with KPMG before working with a large chemical concern, BASF AG, in Germany.
Returning to Ireland in the early 80’s to join the family agricultural distribution business he went on to lead the company & become Managing Director in 1984.
Brendan then joined Gillespie & Co. Ltd in 1993 and following the merger of Gillespie & Allegro in 1999 he became Executive Chairman of Allegro.
Brendan brings a wealth of experience in the distribution sector to the business having been a Non – Executive Director / investor in a number of different enterprises.
In his free time, Brendan enjoys keeping fit, is a keen cyclist and tennis player.