Kerry appoints Oliver Kelly as president and CEO of North American operations

Kelly will replace interim president and CEO Gerry Behan who will continue in his broader capacity as president and CEO for Kerry Taste and Nutrition.

Kerry appointed Oliver Kelly as president and CEO of its North American operations, effective Jan. 1, 2022. He will replace interim president and CEO Gerry Behan who will continue in his broader capacity as president and CEO for Kerry Taste and Nutrition.

“Throughout his career, Oliver has demonstrated sustainable success in building and leading effective teams that fuel business growth for Kerry and for our customers,” Behan said. “Oliver has also shown a clear passion for driving change and a personal commitment to promoting a more inclusive workplace within Kerry. I am looking forward to working with Oliver as we work towards creating a world of sustainable nutrition.”

Kelly has served in numerous commercial and management roles over a period of 30 years, most recently as commercial CEO for North America.