Dalata has appointed Elizabeth McMeikan to its board as an independent, non-executive director. She is currently a senior independent director with JD Wetherspoon.
Having spent her earlier career at Colgate-Palmolive, Ms McMeikan then took up a role with Tesco, where she established Tesco Express in 1994.
In 1997, Ms McMeikan was appointed Tesco stores board director for change management and human resources at the grocery giant.
Today, she is also a senior independent director at UK-based student accommodation provider Unite Group. She also chairs the board's remuneration committee. In addition, she is a non-executive director at food company Fresca Group.