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'Relationships are very important in business'


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Q&A: Owen Brennan

Q: What's the best piece of business (or life) advice you've ever been given?

A: Surround yourself with positive people.

Q: What piece of advice would you pass on to someone starting out in business?

A: Importance of relationships.

Q: What was your best business decision?

A: Focus on innovation.

Q: If you weren't doing this job, what would be your other career?

A: Law.

Q: What was your last holiday? Where are you going next?

A: Salmon fishing in Scotland.

Q: What are your hobbies/interests?

A: Fishing, walking, rugby, football, horse racing and horse sports.

Q: What is your favourite sport and team?

A: Gaelic football and rugby - Meath and Munster

Q: And have you ever played any sports?

A: Football, race sailing, rugby, horse sports.

Q: If you enjoy reading, can you recommend a book?

A: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte.

Q: How would you describe your early life?

A: Happy, busy, secure.

Q: Have you any economic predictions?

A: Importance of sustainability.

Q: How would you assess your time in business with your company Devenish?

A: Very rewarding.

Q: How do you sum up working in the agri-food sector?

A: Great people.

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