Board of Directors

Nigel Northridge Nigel Northridge Chairman

Nigel Northridge was appointed as a non-executive director in July 2003 and as Chairman from January 2009.

Patrick Kennedy Patrick Kennedy Chief Executive

Patrick Kennedy is the Chief Executive of Paddy Power plc.

Andy McCue Chief Executive Designate

Andy McCue was appointed Chief Executive Designate of Paddy Power plc in September 2014.

 
Cormac McCarthy Cormac McCarthy Chief Financial Officer

Cormac McCarthy is the Chief Financial Officer.

Tom Grace Tom Grace Senior Independent Director

Tom Grace was appointed as a non-executive director and Audit Committee Chairman in January 2006.

Danuta Gray Danuta Gray Non-Executive Director

Danuta Gray was appointed as a non-executive director and as a member of the Remuneration Committee in January 2013.

 
Ulric Jerome Ulric Jerome Non-Executive Director

Ulric Jerome was appointed as a non-executive director and as a member of the Audit Committee in December 2012.

Stewart Kenny Stewart Kenny Non-Executive Director

Stewart Kenny was a co-founder of Paddy Power in 1988.

Pádraig Ó Ríordáin Pádraig Ó Ríordáin Non-Executive Director

Pádraig Ó Ríordáin was appointed as a non-executive director in July 2008.

 
Michael Cawley Non-Executive Director

Michael Cawley was appointed as a non-executive director and as a member of the Audit Committee in July 2013.  Michael has been Deputy Chief Execut

Jack Massey Jack Massey Company Secretary

A Chartered Accountant, Jack joined the Group as Finance Director in 2006 and became Company Secretary in October 2012.