Lady Chanelle McCoy has been awarded the All Ireland Business Champion Award 2018, for her outstanding achievements in business leadership. She has also been ranked no 23 in the ‘50 incredible people shaping modern Ireland’. She co-founded Chanelle Medical, part of the multi million pound global company Chanelle Pharmaceutical Group; based in Galway. Chanelle is the newest dragon on the TV series Dragon’s Den in Ireland and is also married to horse racing legend AP McCoy.
Chanelle Medical & Chanelle Veterinary develop and manufacture generic (copy cat) drugs; holding more than 1,500 medical product licenses in over 80 countries. They have won many awards, including: Exporter of the Year 2016, Life Sciences Exporter of the Year 2016, Export Innovation of the Year 2016, Winner of ‘Project of the Year’ at the Pharma Industry Awards 2016 and the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award 2015.
The 41 year old is married to Sir AP McCoy OBE. Champion Jump Jockey for 20 years and voted BBC Sports Personality of the year in 2010. When he retired in 2015, AP was awarded with the BBC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and was knighted by the Queen for his Services to horse racing. Chanelle and AP have 2 children Eve and Archie. Chanelle McCoy also reveals during her speaking engagements, what it’s like to live with such a highly driven and determined sportsman.
Having been recognised as a successful business woman in her own right, Chanelle McCoy joined Dragons Den in Ireland. She enjoys sharing her experience of scaling up a business and taking it to global markets; as well as giving opportunities to entrepreneurs, who are the future of industries. Chanelle co-presents for other TV stations such as the BBC; and is also an Ambassador for a number of race days and for the charity Tiny Tickers. Chanelle’s love for business has also seen her branch out into the fashion industry. In 2014 Chanelle McCoy and 5 partners opened the doors of Mojo & McCoy; a successful boutique in Berkshire.
Chanelle McCoy is a popular business, leadership & motivational speaker, due to her experience of heading up Ireland’s largest Pharmaceutical Company; being responsible for over 400 people and turning over in excess of €100m. She is also a huge supporter of women in business and mentoring young entrepreneurs. Her keynote and after dinner speeches, Q&A sessions and leadership workshops; cover a vast number of subjects such as: growing a business on a global scale, time management, career pressures, life balance, team work using using your initiative.
Chanelle is an accomplished motivational speaker and topics include the following:
- how to grow and develop a business
- the key to success
- decision making
- overcoming challenges
- leadership and team work
- inspiring others
- supporting women in business
- maintaining a work / life balance
- her marriage to one of the UK’s most successful sportsman
- her TV work (ie her role as a dragon on Dragon’s Den)
- the fashion industry
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Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
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