Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

6TH Annual Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland’s (RCSI) Leadership Lecture presented by Sir Terry Leahy, CEO Tesco PLC.

30 March 2006

Sir Terry Leahy, Chief Executive Officer of Tesco, PLC, gave the sixth Annual RCSI Leadership Lecture at The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) this evening.

Sir Terry was appointed to his current position in 1997 having served in many marketing roles throughout Tesco PLC since joining the company in 1979. In 2002 Sir Terry was awarded a Knighthood for services to the food retailing sector.

Welcoming over 200 prominent figures from the world of business and industry to the event, RCSI CEO Mr. Michael Horgan said, "RCSI is no different to that of a multinational, given our large international student base coupled with a staff population which operates on many global sites.

"It is the Noble Purpose of RCSI to enhance human health and well being through a combination of hard work, innovation and collaboration in education, research and service."

Describing Sir Terry’s track record as a business leader as "outstanding" Mr. Horgan added that RCSI was committed to educating young men and women for leadership in the medical professions."

Chaired by Dr. Ivor Kenny Director of Independent News and Media PLC and IONA Technologies PLC, the annual RCSI Leadership Lecture Series is a unique opportunity for the College to welcome business leaders to RCSI so that they can discover more about the many activities of the College on an international scale.

Pictured L to R: Dr. Terry McWade, Deputy CEO RCSI; Mr. Michael Horgan,RCSI CEO; and Sir Terry Leahy, CEO Tesco PLC who delivered the 6th AnnualRCSI leadership Lecture.

Pictured L to R: Mr. Michael Horgan, RCSI CEO; and Sir Terry Leahy, CEO Tesco PLC who delivered the 6th Annual RCSI leadership Lecture.

Sir Terry Leahy delivers the 6th Annual RCSI Leadership Lecture

H.E. James C. Kenny, U.S. Ambassador to Ireland; and Professor Niall O' Higgins, President RCSI

Pictured L to R: Mr. Faisal Al Mosawi, Mr. Khalid Hussain Al Maskati, Ms. Eilis McGovern, RCSI Council Member; and Mr. Dermot Byrnes, RCSI Council Member.

Pictured L to R: Mr. Michael Horgan, RCSI CEO, Mr. Michael Griffin, Mrs. Anne Griffin, and Mrs. Carmel Horgan.

Pictured L to R: Mr. David Harrison, Mr. Frank Keane, RCSI Council Member, Dr. Cliona Buckley, Vice Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, RCSI, Mr. Philip Curtis, Associate Director and Head of Admissions and Student Services RCSI; and Mr. Brian O' Halloran.

Pictured L to R: Mr. Gerard Magee, Mrs. Jo Keeling; and Mr. Parnell Keeling, RCSI Council Member.