Cathal McCormack

Cathal McCormack is County Manager for Alltech Ireland, b ased in Dunboyne, Co. Meath. In this role Cathal is responsible for the overall mana gement of Alltech Ireland. The Alltech research facility in Dunboyne has a strong emphasis on fundamental research encompassing biotechnology, microbiology and chemistry-based disciplines with yeast technology, the core research area. Previously Cathal was Training and Development Officer for Macra na Feirme. Cathal is also active within the beef industry as a member of the council of the Irish Angus Cattle Society. In this capacity Cathal served on the ICBF €uroStar review committee in 2012 which conducted a thorough review of beef breeding objectives for Ireland and led to the development of the new Terminal and Replacement Indexes for beef cattle. Cathal was co-opted on to the Council in 2014 and elected on to Council for a three year term this year.