TONY RITCHIE


A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Tony has extensive experience as both Non-Executive Director and as Chairperson with several of Ireland’s leading companies and possesses broad business experience. Tony was previously CFO of Smurfit Kappa Ireland & UK, where he was ultimately responsible for the group’s financial reporting requirements (both management and statutory), investment and capital evaluation decision-making, and other strategic and business planning responsibilities.

 

Experience

Tony has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, having executed various M&A transactions on behalf of Smurfit Kappa and associated companies (Killeen Corrugated Products, Finlay Packaging Ltd, Ulster Paper Products, Woodfab Group) during his distinguished career. Tony was also heavily involved in various IT implementation programmes during his time with Smurfit Kappa, having launched SAP (across 8 countries, 6 languages, and 2,500 users), company intranet (Smurfit Europe), and the financial consolidation system (Hyperion Enterprise) on behalf of the Group. Tony was a Board Member of Smurfit Kappa Ireland & UK and its associated companies at various stages during his career.

TONY RITCHIE


A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Tony has extensive experience as both Non-Executive Director and as Chairperson with several of Ireland’s leading companies and possesses broad business experience. Tony was previously CFO of Smurfit Kappa Ireland & UK, where he was ultimately responsible for the group’s financial reporting requirements (both management and statutory), investment and capital evaluation decision-making, and other strategic and business planning responsibilities.

 

Experience

Tony has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and disposals, having executed various M&A transactions on behalf of Smurfit Kappa and associated companies (Killeen Corrugated Products, Finlay Packaging Ltd, Ulster Paper Products, Woodfab Group) during his distinguished career. Tony was also heavily involved in various IT implementation programmes during his time with Smurfit Kappa, having launched SAP (across 8 countries, 6 languages, and 2,500 users), company intranet (Smurfit Europe), and the financial consolidation system (Hyperion Enterprise) on behalf of the Group. Tony was a Board Member of Smurfit Kappa Ireland & UK and its associated companies at various stages during his career.

Key Skills

  • General Management
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking Relationships
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions & Disposals
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • IT Strategy

Sectors

  • Manufacturing
  • Services
  • Finance
  • Retail