Greencore Group has today appointed Emma Hynes as its new chief financial officer.

Ms Hynes will take up her new role on May 19. 

The appointment follows the announcement last month of Eoin Tonge's departure from Greencore to join Marks and Spencer.

Emma has held a number of senior finance roles during her career, including CFO of Press Up Entertainment Group, but before joining Press Up last year, she spent over 11 years with Greencore in a variety of finance leadership roles. 

Emma holds an MBA from Dublin City University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ireland. 

Patrick Coveney, CEO of Greencore Group, said he was delighted that Emma is returning to Greencore having gained invaluable experience with an external company.  

"Emma was an outstanding finance leader during her tenure with us and has an in-depth knowledge of both the Group and the food and beverage sector. I greatly look forward to working with her," Mr Coveney added.