Aidan Tynan

Independent Board Member

Mr. Tynan specializes in business turnarounds and has a proven track record of success across the GCC and Middle East. He has over thirty years of general management experience across multiple sectors including Dairy, Food, Leisure, Retail, Insurance, E-commerce Property Development, and Acquisitions.

Prior to joining Baladna Mr. Tynan was employed by Danone Plc., a world-leading food company as Chief Operating Officer of Al Safi Danone and Acting CEO (2013 to 2017). In addition, Mr. Tynan was appointed to the Board of Al Safi Danone Iraq (2015 to 2017).

Previous Middle East positions include Group Consultant for the Al Othman Group, Head of Ecommerce and Retail for Arabian Shield Insurance Plc, Chief Sales and Trade Marketing Officer for SADAFCO Plc, Head of Sales for Almarai Plc for seven years and in Ireland Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Greyhound Board and Business Development Manager for Fleming Group.

Mr. Tynan holds a Master’s Degree in Management from York University in the UK, in addition to being a Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and a Graduate of the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

Mr. Tynan is currently an Executive Director of two Irish property-related companies Buildvalue Limited and Exhibitside Limited.