executive team


If you have a passion for food, enjoy a challenge and thrive in a fast-paced working environment, then Finnebrogue is the perfect fit for you.
Food innovation at Finnebrogue's plant-based site in Co. Down.

Executive Team

Andrew Nethercott, Finnebrogue
Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Nethercott

Andrew is Chief Executive Officer, having joined the firm in August 2020. Andrew has more than 25 years’ experience working at a senior level in...
Bev Mitchell
Chief Commercial Officer

Bev Mitchell

Bev is Chief Commercial Officer at Finnebrogue, setting and shaping the long-term commercial direction of the business....
Andrew Ware
Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Ware

Andrew has lead Finnebrogue’s financial activity since 2015, during which time, the business has established itself as one of the fastest growing food production businesses...
Dermot Hawkins
Operations Director

Dermot Hawkins

Dermot is Finnebrogue’s Operations Director, responsible for all four of the firm’s manufacturing sites, warehousing and distribution. Native to County Down, Dermot was educated at St...
Declan Ferguson
Research, Development & Technical Director

Declan Ferguson

Declan is Research, Development & Technical Director at Finnebrogue Artisan, leading a team of technologists who ensure Finnebrogue is at the forefront of market innovation...

founding partner & director

christine lynn

Christine co-founded Finnebrogue with her late husband Denis, and continues to play an active role in the day-to-day running of the business.

non-executive chairman

roger burnley CBE

Roger, a veteran of UK grocery, took up his position on 1st November 2022. After 10 years as an executive director at Sainsbury’s, Roger joined Asda as chief operating officer and deputy chief executive in 2016, before becoming chief executive a year later. He left Asda in August 2021 after four years at the helm. Roger was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours for services to the food supply chain.

Roger Burnley

grow with us


As the largest private employer locally, we have an enormous responsibility within our community.  We work closely with schools and colleges, offering career guidance, offer student placements in NPD, technical, engineering and finance. And our on-the-job training and career development programme ensure our people are skilled and confident in their roles.