Frederick Aherne

Frederick Aherne spent the early part of his professional career as a process engineer in the packing industry; there are several innovations in the can making industry that are directly due to his work there. In 1986 he moved into the food industry, working for Nestlé. Via several career steps, he was appointed as the first Technical Director for Nestlé in Ukraine, and has been responsible for several innovations in operational safety, organisational design and motivational programmes which have contributed to business success. In total he spent six years in board-level roles with Nestlé in Eastern Europe. After Nestlé Frederick went on to become CEO of Milkiland, the largest dairy company in Ukraine. Currently he is an independent operations consultant.