Senior Management

Patrick Wadding - Managing Director A business graduate with over thirty years experience in PCO. During this time, he has worked in most parts of the business, particularly sales and procurement. Developing relationships with major customers and key suppliers across the EU. Patrick is a Board Member of Affordable Medicines Europe which is a Brussels based EU Parallel Trade Association and Chairperson of the Association of Irish Pharmaceutical Parallel Distributors.

Maurice Cahill - Finance Controller A graduate of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Maurice has over twenty years’ experience in PCO as Financial Controller. As part of the senior management team, Maurice manages and develops the finance department and business operations in PCO and has built and maintains relationships with key PCO stakeholders. He also manages the human resources and information technology departments in PCO.

Niamh Clarke - Head of Quality & Regulatory Affairs A pharmacist who has been with PCO since April 1999 after starting her career in community pharmacy. Niamh oversees PCO’s constant drive for excellence in quality across the business but specifically within the Good Manufacturing and Distribution Practice (“GMDP”) environment. She is an active member of the Quality and Regulatory Affairs Working Group (“QRWG”) of Affordable Medicines Europe and has established excellent working relationships with Irish, UK and EU pharmaceutical regulators.

John Lanigan - Commercial Director John joined PCO in 2019, he manages the sales and product procurement across PCO’s network of EU suppliers. In addition, John identifies new product opportunities for PCO. John has over thirty years experience in sales and operations with a strong track record in driving sales growth and delivering profitability within the Pharmacy sector. John is a member of the Pharmaceutical Managers Institute of Ireland and was previously head of sales and operations for Lloyds Pharmacy and the commercial director for Hickeys Pharmacy.