Our People

KIERAN MCKENNA – FOUNDER / MANAGING DIRECTOR

A Microbiologist by training and inventor of Aqueduct systems. Kieran has over 20 years’ experience in the water cooler industry, having successfully built and sold Ireland’s leading filtration cooler company; – All Water Systems Ltd (AWS). AWS has one of the highest per capita filter cooler penetrations in the world.

Kieran is well connected in the water cooler industry – and is currently on the Executive of Europe’s biggest water cooler association (with 100+ member companies). Kieran is currently the Chairman of the Technical Standards Committee.

In 2008 Kieran recognised a need to change the traditional water cooler business, to be more cost effective and kinder to the environment.

If you would like to contact Kieran directly email him on kieran@thewellwater.com

 

IVAN GAYLER

Ivan has worked across a variety of sectors including sport sponsorship, corporate finance, retail and an equity investment group. He has specialised in business development and scaling start up companies through rapid growth, including being part of the senior team which expanded a retail operation from 5 to 100m within 18 months.

Having previously implemented sales development and marketing programmes across the UK & Ireland, Ivan is looking forward to helping put The Well Water as no 1 on the water cooler map.

In his downtime, Ivan has recently became a Dad and loving every minute of it. He plays squash and enjoys going out on the bike for a spin. An interesting fact is that you may have seen him dressed as an Orc in the film Lord of the Rings!

 

ANNE KEOGH FCCA

Anne Keogh not alone heads up our Finance and Operation functions but is also the President of the ACCA 2014.

Her days as General Manager in An Óige & as the Financial Controller and Managing Director at Need a Hotel (NAH) helped her in understanding the core to success of any business are the People, the Processes and Procedures. NAH started from a 3 person organization with very little structure and sold with 100 employees.

“My passion is about inventing new, more powerful ways to grow & develop a business while always staying true to my core beliefs. I enjoy navigating complex business challenges that we face everyday & I will continue to empower people for the success of the business.”

Anne’s philosophy for life is: “Work hard, but don’t forget to smell the flowers on the way!”