CEO Shalvey Poultry Ltd
Gabriel Shalvey has over 30 years experience within the food industry. He is the CEO of his family business Shalvey Poultry Ltd. The company has been trading since 1949 and currently has Grade A BRC accreditation. Having travelled Gabriel has extensive knowledge and trade links with South America and the Far East such as China and Japan. Gabriel has also good relationships and experience dealing with all major retailers in Ireland/UK within the food industry.
Previously Gabriel Shalvey was nominated and participated in the Ernest & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award 2000. The company also achieved best food and drink award with Bord Bia at the SFA National small business awards. The company was also awarded a business growth award from Ulster Bank.
Gabriel has a keen interest in engineering and is holder of a number of engineering patents. He created and designed the cooking systems in use onsite within the company.
Recently Gabriel Shalvey has experienced a down turn in business as a result of the financial crisis. He has successfully steered the company through difficult situations and has developed a deep knowledge of fundraising, tax rebates and R&D capabilities.