Dunbia chief executive Jim Dobson receives industry honours
Published:  01 June, 2016

Chief executive and co-owner of red meat processor Dunbia, Jim Dobson OBE, has been the recipient of two industry honours. 

Dobson has been welcomed into the Worshipful Company of Butchers as well as being clothed as a Liveryman of the City of London, making him a Freeman of the City of London. In addition, he has been appointed an Associate of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society, in recognition of his achievements within the industry.

“The Worshipful Company of Butchers and the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society are two highly prestigious organisations representing the two industries in which Dunbia operates – butchery and agriculture,” said Dobson.

“I am honoured and humbled to have been admitted into the inner workings of both institutions and am committed to playing an active role to represent and promote both industries to the best of my ability.

“Dunbia has a long association with both institutions, which are steeped in history and tradition and have at their heart the development and betterment of their respective industries.”

Dobson highlighted that the Worshipful Company of Butchers is committed to charitable and educational work. “I am proud to say that employees from Dunbia have won the Best Meat Processing Student award through the Worshipful Company for four years in a row. Developing young people and giving them the skills and experience to be the best they can be is something I strongly support and will continue to promote through RUAS [The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society] and WCOB [The Worshipful Company of Butchers].”