Pharmed Group Profile

Pharmed Group Profile 2019-02-26T16:41:03+00:00


The Pharmed Group is a leading healthcare and pharmaceutical services provider across UK and Ireland. With established networks across Europe, the Group provides an extensive range of services to meet the strategic requirements of their partners.

Consisting of three main business pillars, the Pharmed Group provides an all-encompassing partnership approach for manufacturing organisations across the globe.

Medical & Scientific

A leading provider of specialist equipment, products, consumables and services, consistently striving to offer best-in-class product to market coupled with dynamic commercial solutions to Public and Private Hospitals, Blood Transfusion Centres, Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Academia throughout UK and Ireland.

The Medical & Scientific Divisions are supported by a ‘Delivery to Bench’ Service with complete product life cycle cover including commissioning, installation, preventative maintenance, calibration, training, validation & comprehensive contract cover options available.

Pharmaceutical & OTC

The Pharmed business unit specialises in pharmacy sales, marketing and distribution, operating from regional locations in UK and Ireland.

An in-depth understanding with the pharmacy and broader healthcare environment allows us to develop commercial strategies to effectively meet the needs of their customers while providing value to their industry partners.

Contract Sales Outsourcing

As Sales & Marketing outsourcing specialists within the healthcare industry across UK and Ireland, Pharmaforce offers clients a flexible cost effective solution for their contract personnel requirements.

Whether for short, medium or long term campaigns, Pharmaforce, through utilisation of the optimum combination of resources, provides clients the choice of experienced candidates with proven track records in the broader Pharmaceutical sector in order to “hire as they require”.

Board of Directors

Mary Harney

Board Chairperson

A former politician, Mary has served as Tánaiste and other ministerial roles from 1997 to 2011. She is the longest ever serving female member of Dáil Éireann.

Brendan Farrell

Board Member

Brendan has over 30 years international experience as a senior executive in the Diagnostics industry. His experience extends to the areas of marketing, sales, licensing, acquisitions, fundraising and investor relations in addition to general management.

Declan Devine

Chief Executive Officer

Declan has held a number of senior management positions in sales and marketing within the ethical, OTC and distribution sectors over the last 25 years. Declan has been responsible for strategic, operational and commercial decision making during this time and has been Managing Director of the Pharmed Group since 2005.

Dara Murphy

Chief Financial Officer

Dara has spent over 20 years working in senior finance positions within the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. Progressing from financial control to directorship responsibilities, Dara has been a director of the Pharmed Group since 2005. Dara is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and a past treasurer of the Pharmaceutical Managers Institute (PMI).

John Gannon

Chief Commercial Officer

A member of the Pharmed Group of directors for 12 years, Johns previous experience has been senior sales and management positions within the medical, laboratory and healthcare sectors.