Linwoods appoints Patrick Woods to Managing Director

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10th May 2022

Linwoods, one of Ireland’s leading health food brands has announced the appointment of Patrick Woods to Managing Director. Patrick takes over the role from his father John Woods who led the company for the past 60 years. John will continue to have a key strategic role in the company.

Patrick who has worked in the business since a teenager has a background in food and nutrition having qualified with a degree in Food Nutrition and Health from CAFRE. He has two younger siblings Joseph and Ellen, both of whom are also involved in the business. Patrick is particularly keen to improve on the sustainability side of the Linwoods business through manufacturing and packaging.

Started over 50 years ago with a small local shop owned by the Woods family in Co. Armagh, Linwoods is today one of Ireland’s leading health food brands having experienced an increase in turnover of 17% in 2020-2021.  The company aims to enhance people’s health and wellbeing, helping them feel great everyday by providing sustainable and healthy food