Connolly will hold the position until November 2015. “This appointment is a great source of pride for me," said Connolly. "Through it, I will get the opportunity to share what lessons I have learned in the professional world with the industry leaders of tomorrow at UCD School of Business. Alltech, UCD and I share the ambition to endow future generations with the practical ability and intellectual insight needed to drive innovation and improve the quality of life for all.”
Connolly attended UCD during his undergraduate education, and has collaborated with the school on executive education courses and a mini-MBA program for Alltech employees.