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The Asia Matters Brexit Series: Private Briefing with Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive Bord Bia

This is a closed and invitation only event for senior stakeholders which allows time for networking and where, following the expert briefing, peers can talk frankly off the regard during the Q and A within a confidential circle approach (the Chatham House Rule applies).


The theme is: Post Brexit Need for Ireland’s Agri Industry to Embrace the Asia Opportunity

The briefing will take place from 12.00 -14.00  on Thursday 20 October 2016 at KPMG, Harbourmaster Place, IFSC, Dublin 1

Focus of Briefing :

1.  An Overview of the Scale of Asian Markets including  Japan and Korea and Niche Sectors in which Ireland has Competitive USP.

2. A focus on the ASEAN Opportunity - Bord Bia has just opened a new ASEAN office in Singapore

3. New Insights into the Chinese Market Opportunities. Bord Bia has now launched the Origin Green brand in China with a Chinese language website. Irish food and drink exports to China have grown tenfold in ten years to reach €654 million and Bord Bia estimates China will be a €1 billion market in the next three years. 

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Speaker Bio : Aidan Cotter, Chief Executive, Bord Bia ( The Irish Food Board )

Aidan Cotter was appointed Chief Executive of Bord Bia in 2004, having previously served as Operations Director and prior to that in Bord Bia positions based in London and Dusseldorf. He is a graduate of University College, Dublin and Cranfield University in the UK from where he holds Masters Degrees in economics and business administration respectively.