Maurice O Mahony

Maurice O Mahony

Maurice graduated from University College Cork with an Honours B. Comm degree and is the holder of post graduate qualifications in Marketing from University College Galway, the Darden Business School, USA and the Marketing Institute of Ireland. He has held senior management roles in SME’s and Multinationals in Marketing, Sales and General Management in a cross section of industries over the last 25 years.


What do you like the most about your job? 

I love the variety of the work. You get to work on large and small scale projects across a broad spectrum of industry sectors. You get to work with some seriously talented people. The work is really engaging and satisfying. You get to use your expertise and at the same time, you get to learn a lot on every project.


What three people would you like to have dinner with? 

Ranulph Fiennes – the worlds greatest living explorer.

Neil Finn – Crowded House, Split Enz and Solo Singer / Song Writer.

Richard Branson – it would be fascinating to chat about life and business with him.


What did you do before joining Pinta? 

Senior marketing, sales, general management roles in the Textile/Clothing, Chemical, IT and Wine industries in SME’s and Multinationals over the last 25 years.


What other profession would you like to try for a day?

I’d like to be a school teacher


What are your hobbies? 

Camogie coaching, wine lecturing, running, hurling fanatic, book reader.


I’d never leave the house without my . . . . . . 

Wallet, iPhone, keys and clothes.


Something people might not know about me

I completed the WSET Dip (Wine and Spirit Educational Trust) professional exams a few years ago and was the highest achieving graduate in Europe.


What’s your favourite book / album / movie? 

The World Atlas of Wine by Jancis Robinson / The A to Z Recordings by Paul Kelly / Lord of the Rings Trilogy.