C&C appoints Geoffrey Hemphill as new non-executive director

Hemphill joins beer and cider maker with immediate effect

C&C chairman Brian Stewart: Geoffrey Hemphill brings “a distinct perspective which will complement the skill-set of the board as a whole”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Beer and cider maker C&C Group has appointed a new non-executive director. Geoffrey Hemphill will take up his role with immediate effect.

Mr Hemphill is currently an adviser to a number of private asset managers having previously been a partner in the private equity group of LJ partnership, a private wealth partnership with $13 billion under advisory.

He has also previously held a director position with UBS, a financial services firm.

Qualified solicitor

Originally from Northern Ireland, Mr Hemphill is a qualified solicitor and has worked with international law firms including Slaughter and May.


"We are delighted to announce Geoffrey's appointment as a non-executive director. He brings a distinct perspective which will complement the skill set of the board as a whole," said Brian Stewart, C&C chairman.

Peter Hamilton

Peter Hamilton

Peter Hamilton is a contributor to The Irish Times specialising in business