Pearse is business person of the year

A DUNDALK man is set to take centre stage at this year’s 2012 Business & Finance Awards.

A DUNDALK man is set to take centre stage at this year’s 2012 Business & Finance Awards.

Dr. T. Pearse Lyons, Founder and President of Alltech is the 2012 Business and Finance ‘Business Person of The Year’ as chosen by the Top 500 CEO’s.

He will be honoured at an awards ceremony at the December 18th at the Convention Centre, Dublin.

The 2012 Business & Finance Awards will mark the 25th anniversary of the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in a unique gathering of Global business leaders.

A spokesperson for the awards said: “We are also proud to announce that Dr. T. Pearse Lyons, Founder & President of Alltech is the 2012 Business & Finance ‘Business Person of The Year’.

Dr. T. Pearse Lyons is the founder and president of Alltech, a global animal health company that employs

more than 2,800 people and conducts business in 128 countries throughout the world. Founded in 1980, the

company has grown to annual sales of approximately $700 million.

Dr. Lyons is widely recognized as an entrepreneur and innovative industry leader. His scientific expertise,

combined with an acute business sense, helped revolutionize the animal feed industry through the

introduction of natural ingredients to feed.