The Irish Greyhound Board have appointed Cork native, Frank O'Meara, to the post of Sales, Commercial & Operations Manager at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium. In the past. Frank has worked at Mocad where he covered an array of roles including Product Sourcing, Contract Negotiation, Customer Service, Logistics, Marketing and dealings with the Chinese Market. Frank also spent a number of years as Business Manager of the Cork branch in Tata Steel, where he managed a large customer base, achieved significant cost savings and driving customer growth.
Frank comes from a well known Cork sporting family. His brother, Brian, played rugby for Munster, Leinster and Ireland, whilst he himself played senior rugby for Highfield and Cork Constitution as well as winning numerous tennis titles.
In welcoming Frank to his new role, IGB CEO Adrian Neilan, said "We are delighted with our new appointment which strengthens our management team in Curraheen Park. Frank has a strong track record in business growth and customer acquisition on top of having an intimate knowledge of the region and we look forward to seeing him make an impact in this pivotal greyhound region. I'd like to pay tribute to the work carried out up to now by Frank's predecessor, Liz Igoe, who has brought the stadium to an extremely high financial performance and she will now move to a new management role within the IGB HQ in Limerick".