Perrigo Company plc reports hat a number of key public facing corporate functions will be relocated to Ireland as part of the company's focused international growth strategy and global expansion. This announcement furthers the Company's previously announced actions on October 22, 2015 to maximize efficiency and continue leveraging the strength of Perrigo's global platform. A number of positions will also be added to the company's Dublin headquarters across a range of corporate functions, including supply chain/global operations, procurement, enterprise risk management and corporate finance, and information technology.
Arthur Shannon will relocate to Ireland and assume the role of vice president, global corporate affairs and European investor relations. In this role Mr. Shannon will continue to oversee both internal and external global communications and will continue to be the lead point of contact for media. In addition, he will now be responsible for establishing a global government relations base from Dublin and expanding Perrigo's investor relations programs across Europe. Mr. Shannon will be moving to Dublin in early April.
Separately, Bradley Joseph has been promoted to the role of vice president, global investor relations. Mr. Joseph will lead the investor relations team in designing and executing the relevant strategies, communications and investor outreach programs for the globe. He will continue to be based in Allegan, Michigan.
In addition, Lou Cherico, vice president, corporate treasurer, will relocate to Dublin, to accelerate the buildout of Perrigo's global treasury and risk management functions in Ireland to better support nternational expansion.
Msr. Shannon, Joseph and Cherico will report directly to Judy Brown, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Perrigo.