Prof. Damien P. McLoughlin, Anthony C. Cunningham Professor of Marketing

Damien McLoughlin is Anthony C. Cunningham Professor of Marketing at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in Ireland. Damien has previously served as a visiting faculty member at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, the Indian School of Business, Purdue University and IMD. Between 2011 and 2014 Damien was a faculty member on the Harvard Business School Agribusiness seminar, he continues to contribute to this programme as a researcher. Recent contributions have been C-suite case studies of Tyson Foods (2019) and Bayer Crop Science (2020). Since 2014 he has been a visiting professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Damien has published more than seventy papers and two books on strategy and marketing issues.  He has also written more than twenty-five case studies, mainly relating to leadership and strategy issues in the food and agribusiness supply chain, covering all geographies and major sectors.

Damien has consulted and led executive programmes in Europe, North America, Asia, Australasia and Africa, while working with some of the worlds’ leading organizations including Alltech, Agricultural Bank of China, Allianz, Bobst, Bord Bia (The Irish Food Board), Bunge, Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), Dairygold, Dawn Farm, DeLaval, Dogpatch Labs, EY, Eversheds, FAO, Google, Hewlett-Packard, ICON, Independent News & Media, Kerry Group, Microsoft, New Zealand Beef & Lamb, Normet, OSI (Europe), Rabobank, Ridley, Ryanair, Smurfit Kappa Group and Zespri. An experienced board member, Damien has served several public and private sector organisations as a director and consultant. In 2017 the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine reappointed Damien to the board of Bord Iascaigh Mhara, the body responsible for innovation in the Irish fish industry, for a second three year term.

Damien holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Dublin City University, a Master of Business Studies degree from University College Dublin and PhD in Marketing from Lancaster University (UK).