Shane Horgan

Shane Horgan

Partner, Delivering Deal Value, PwC United Kingdom

Shane leads the Retail, Consumer and Leisure sector in the Delivering Deal Value (DDV) team. Prior to joining PwC he spent 6 years in Unilever PLC in a variety of manufacturing and supply chain roles  across frozen food, ice cream and personal care.

During his time at Unilever he was responsible for the manufacturing operations of over half of Unilever’s largest European food factory (Winner of Best Factory in Britain Award 2005) in Europe - a 25,000 tonnes per annum Poultry facility, a 15,000t Red Meat facility and a 15,000 tonnes per annum Potato facility

He has extensive experience of leading and delivering performance improvement and deal related (diligence, synergy, separation and integration) projects in a variety of sectors including Consumer Goods, Retail and Leisure with over 16 years experience across all sectors.

Relevant Retail, Consumer and Leisure Experience includes:

  • Strategic cost reduction projects at Britvic, Premier Foods, McCormick and Burton’s Biscuits;
  • Vendor and buyside due diligence on Bakkavor, R&R Ice Cream, Premier Foods, Birds Eye Iglo Group, Dunbia, Karro, Moy Park, United Biscuits, KP Snacks, Kettle Crisps, MPM Petfood, Findus Group, Hovis, Mayborn and Northern Foods.
  • Extensive experience of synergy plan review and creation with clients such as:
  • Ladbrokes ahead of their acquisition of Gala Coral;
  • Park Dean and Park Resorts.