Secrets of Success

27.03.2014 | 19:30
- 21:00
Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2

Please join us for an enlightening breakfast briefing with David Bobbett CEO of major Irish success story H&K International.

LK Shields are patrons of the German Chamber and are sponsoring this event. Philip Daly, partner, will host the briefing by long standing client of the firm H&K International.

David, a frequent speaker at conferences and events, will recount how H&K International has grown to become a leading global supplier of stainless steel kitchen equipment to the food service industry.

As CEO in 2002 David led an Irish management buyout of H&K – originally a Canadian owned company – and refocused the business to maintain growth.

H&K delivers value driven restaurant equipment solutions into 70 countries including Germany. They employ 1,200 worldwide and support 20,000 restaurants with their equipment needs. Their biggest customers include McDonalds, Subway, IKEA, Jason's, Applebee's and IHOP.

About the speaker: David joined H&K in 1985 as a management and financial accountant, before moving onto logistics, planning and business development and then becoming Managing Director of the European business in 1996. In 2000 he became Group Chief Operating Officer of the company worldwide.

David was a finalist in the 2008 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year Awards.

In 2011 David founded Irish Heart Disease Awareness (IDHA) to raise awareness of heart disease as a progressive, measureable and treatable disease.


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