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The Management Board

David McRedmond

Chief Executive Officer
David McRedmond was appointed Chief Executive Officer of An Post in October, 2016. He was previously CEO of TV3 where he transformed the company into a major Irish broadcaster, concluding with its sale to Liberty Global in December 2015. Prior to TV3, David was the Commercial Director of Eircom and the Managing Director of Eircom Enterprises. His early career was as a retail industry executive in the UK and USA where he held senior roles such as Operations Director of Waterstones, Managing Director of WH Smith Travel Retail and CEO of WH Smith Inc.

A native of Dublin, David holds a Masters degree in Modern Irish History from UCD. He completed the Top Management Programme at the Cabinet Office, UK and the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD. He is the non-executive Chairman of Eir, Ireland’s leading telecoms company, a director of Premier Lotteries Ireland and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Aoife Beirne

Chief of Staff
Aoife Beirne was appointed Chief of Staff in June 2017, having joined our Strategy & Business Excellence team in 2008. She has more than 14 years’ experience leading business process and operational improvement projects in senior roles across several industries in Ireland, the US, China and the Czech Republic. A BSc graduate of NUI Maynooth, Aoife also holds an MBA and a HDip in Quality Assurance. She is a member of the MBA Association of Ireland and a director of Mergon Group.
 

Garrett Bridgeman

Managing Director Mails & Parcels
Garrett Bridgeman joined An Post in 1997 as part of our graduate recruitment programme. He has held several senior managerial positions within our commercial and operational areas, most recently leading the transformation of the parcel business. In October 2017, Garrett was appointed Managing Director of our Mails and Parcels division. He is a graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland (MII), where he received both the MII Graduate of the Year and the MII Logistics awards.

Debbie Byrne

Managing Director Retail
Debbie Byrne joined An Post in November 2017. She has extensive strategic, general management and marketing expertise having worked for more than 20 years in a range of top companies such as Grand Metropolitan Europe, L’Oreal (UK & Irl), Eircom and Life Style Sports in senior general management, marketing and strategic planning roles. A graduate of International Marketing & Languages at DCU and INSEAD’s General Management Programme, she is also a member of the Institute of Marketing (UK).

Pat Knight

Human Resources Director
Pat Knight joined An Post in March 2004 as Human Resources Director. Previously, he had been General Manager of Human Resources at Waterford Crystal, which he joined in 1986 and where he held senior HR roles, both in Ireland and the UK. Previous experience includes work as a Personnel Officer with Bord na Móna. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, he is a Trustee of the An Post Superannuation Schemes and a director of Air Business Limited.

Des Morley

Chief Digital Officer
Des joined An Post from Strata3, where he had been leading a specialist team working on An Post’s digital strategy during 2018.   
 
As one of Dublin’s leading digital experts, Des worked previously in Eir, O2 Telefonica and American Express. In addition to his digital leadership, Des is also a Six Sigma practitioner and qualified in Marketing and Statistics from Trinity College, Digital Marketing Institute and the Marketing Institute of Ireland.
 

Peter Quinn

Chief Financial Officer
Peter Quinn joined An Post in August 2004. He is a Chartered Accountant and trained in practice with KPMG. Peter previously held senior financial and strategic positions in PJ Carroll and Company and Monaghan Mushrooms. He is a director of Premier Lotteries Ireland.