Testimonials

Glenisk has been working with Malachy since his departure from Tesco. Malachy’s insights have not only helped us forge closer ties with our retailers but his plain-speak and no-nonsense approach has assisted us in understanding retailer needs better than ever before. I believe that Malachy’s contribution to your company with ultimately enhance your bottom line and put you on a correct footing with your Retailers.
Vincent ClearyMD at Glenisk
I’ve known Malachy for over ten years now and can only recommend him as
a real professional in his food first consulting business. He is highly experienced, with knowledge in the purchasing and sales aspects of the food industry. It was important in my business that he was as passionate about food as I was, his support, enthusiasm and negotiation skills have helped my team immensely. Great balance of skills and an asset to any company.
Jackie ReidOwner & Sales Director at Deli Lites, Northern Ireland
Fantastic knowledge of the food industry and a great understanding of the economic challenges small to larger companies face in the current climate. A massive asset to any business
Drew McIvorBusiness Development Executive at Invest Northern Ireland
Malachy’s knowledge of the retail sector is extensive. His ability to look at the project from a supplier’s and a buyer’s perspective is invaluable when, as a food producer, you are looking to expand.
Artie CliffordChairperson at Blas na hEireann
I worked alongside Malachy as Buying Director in Aldi Stores (Ireland) between 2006 – 2013. He was responsible for the strategic direction of the Fresh Food Category and also headed up the Marketing Department within Aldi. He & his team rejuvenated the fresh food offer, particularly fresh meat and his new product development won several awards over the years. He always demonstrated a refreshing interest in his colleagues’ categories apart from his own. He is commercially astute, innovative, creative, and has a real passion for food retail. He is a sound source of advice in Irish food retail business development. He is a trusted and valued former colleague and friend.
Ed KerriganTrading Director at Iceland UK
Malachy is a true professional and gave the team at SiSú huge support and time in carrying out key commercial tasks. He brings his vast experience to young companies, a unique resource in helping and guiding early strategy. It’s great to know Malachy is always there for us.
Brian McGannChairman & Founder at Focus Capital Partners
Malachy is an experienced professional with a wealth of knowledge of the retail trade. We hired Malachy to help us with our commercial proposition for a major retailer and we still use this information to this day. I would highly recommend Malachy if you need insights and information on creating a case for your company to do business with retailers.
Alison CumminsMD at AP Fine Foods
Malachy’s vast retail experience gives him a perspective that you rarely get with bespoke training while his unique delivery style ensures that participants remain engaged and challenged long after the course has been complete. I would have no hesitation in recommending him as a provider of high quality negotiation training.
Eddie HynesHead of Sales & Marketing at Manor Farm
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