Dan MacSweeney has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Irish biotechnology company AnaBio Technologies. Dan MacSweeney has served for 25 years as CEO of Carbery Group, an Irish based cheese and food ingredients business. He led the company to become a global player in dairy ingredients, flavours and natural extracts. He retired from his position in December 2017.

Mr MacSweeney said: “I see AnaBio as a very exciting company that has a huge growth potential ahead of it. I am delighted to have the opportunity to bring my knowledge and experience to the AnaBio team and I am certain that this innovative business will meet it’s ambitious growth targets in the coming years.”

Dr. Sinéad Bleiel, Founder and CEO of AnaBio, said: “We are very proud, honoured and thankful that such an experienced, well-known and connected personality like Dan MacSweeney is supporting us to become one of the leading micro-encapsulation companies in the world. We believe we can accelerate our growth with his input and strategic vision.”