Changes to board at AgriSearch body
Seamus, who is from Co Tyrone, is a professional chartered accountant specialising in taxation in the agricultural sector for clients on the island of Ireland.
He has a wide experience of corporate governance.
He is currently a board member of South West College and a team leader for Business in the Community Northern Ireland.
In his role, Seamus will chair the board’s work on the future strategic direction of AgriSearch at a pivotal and intensely challenging time for agriculture.
Former chairman, John Henning, continues to serve on the AgriSearch board as senior vice chair.
Following a career in agricultural banking, John now holds a number of senior positions within the UK agricultural industry.
He is currently a director of the Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock (CIEL); national chair of Lantra Northern Ireland; Vice Chairman of Countryside Services; trustee of the Council for Awards of Royal Agricultural Societies and a vice-president of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society as well as an honorary affiliate of the North of Ireland Veterinary Association.
Peter Morrow becomes the new vice chair.
From a dairy farming background in Co Down, Peter moved into TV before founding his own marketing communications business in 1985 which now offers a range of creative services to leading agri-food brands and clients in the public and private sectors.