Tyrone farmer appointed Vice-Chairman of Lakeland Dairies

New Vice-Chairman at Lakeland Dairies - L-R Michael Hanley, Group CEO; Colin Kelso, Vice-Chairman; Alo Duffy, Chairman, Lakeland Dairies
New Vice-Chairman at Lakeland Dairies - L-R Michael Hanley, Group CEO; Colin Kelso, Vice-Chairman; Alo Duffy, Chairman, Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies has announced the appointment of Mr Colin Kelso, a dairy farmer from Dungannon, County Tyrone as Vice-Chairman of the Co-operative.

Mr Kelso joined the Board of Lakeland Dairies in 2013. He succeeds Gerry Melia who has served with distinction as Vice-Chairman since 2012 and who continues as a Board Member.

Lakeland Dairies’ Chairman, Alo Duffy welcomed Colin Kelso as Vice-Chairman and also paid tribute to outgoing Vice-Chairman, Gerry Melia for his excellent service to the co-operative.

Lakeland Dairies is one of Ireland’s leading dairy processing co-operatives. Farmer owned Lakeland operates across fifteen counties on a cross border basis, processing milk annually into a wide range of value-added dairy foodservice products and food ingredients which it exports worldwide. The co-operative operates a major dairy foodservice processing site and Global Logistics Centre at Newtownards, Co. Down.