HORSEWARE Ireland has announed that former EMEA Commercial Director of Under Armour, Shane Meharg has joined Horseware Ireland as Chief Commercial Officer, while Louis O’Neill, most recently head of EY’s M&A team in Ireland, has joined Horseware as Chief Financial Officer.

The appointments, announced by Horseware Ireland CEO Mark Saunders, will be instrumental in driving international growth, also following from a recent majority investment in the firm by London-based private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners.