Topaz appoints Emmet O'Neill as new chief executive
Mr. O’Neill will take over the role on the 1st February next. Mr. Sean Corkery will continue as acting CEO until then.
Mr. O’Neill is one of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs with a number of interests across the economy. In 2005 Mr. O’Neill founded Smiles Dental as a radical and innovative patient-focussed dentistry business.
Over the following decade, he grew the business to become one of the largest providers of general and specialist dental services in Ireland and the UK with 78 branches between the two countries. Mr. O’Neill sold the Smiles Dental business earlier this year. ■