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Our Team

We are a small team who work closely with one another and with customers and we enjoy the business.

our management team

JL Goor consists of two separate companies, working closely together and the day to day contact between the management of the two companies reflects this.

Gearoid Clarke
Managing Director, JL Goor Materials Ltd

Louis Goor
Managing Director, JL Goor Ltd

Each member of the team has a specific role and area of expertise, if you would like to know more about any of us, just click on one of the two teams listed below.

JL Goor Machinery Team
  • LOUIS Goor

    Managing Director

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    Now well into his third decade in the European polymer industry, Louis started out with an Honours Degree in Engineering from UCG and says “This is where I love being and I relish the partnerships that we have established and now nurture. The future is bright in our industry and we want to be with you on your journey”. His experience has brought a new dynamic to the business.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH LOUIS

    lgoor@jlgoor.ie

  • John Goor

    Director

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    John started JL Goor Ltd back in 1983 and helped to build the company into Ireland’s most prominent distributor of market-leading plastics processing machinery and ancillary products. John’s passion for the business has been a driving force that has shaped how the whole team work and to ensure that the customer is at the centre of the business. “I have always believed that the customer and how we serve him must be at the core of everything we do. Louis and I know that the whole team here at JL Goor work towards delivering this promise everyday”. John has transferred management control to his son Louis. He is very proud to witness the second generation firmly at the helm of the company, whilst John remains actively involved in sales and also plays an advisory role.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH John

    jgoor@jlgoor.ie

  • Paul Bryan

    Sales Manager

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    Paul joins the JL Goor Machinery team as Sales Manager and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from over 25 years in the plastics industry. He has been involved in a wide variety of industry sectors, including Automotive, Packaging and Devices, Consumer Electronics and Sanitation. He has worked as a consultant for a number of years covering product & process development and project management. From concept to factory installation and sign-off Paul has it covered.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Paul

    pbryan@jlgoor.ie

  • JL Goor Engineers

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    The customer is the core of who we are and the service team dedicate their time to this philosophy. Philip Quinn is the centre of this expanding team and has been a part of JLGoor for more than 20 years. Their combined and individual knowledge gathered from many years working for leading international companies brings to JL Goor service experience that we pride ourselves in being able to offer to our customers.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH JL

    machinery@jlgoor.ie

  • Carol Frey

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    Carol will almost certainly be your first phone point of contact in JLGoor. She has been with JLGoor for more than 25 years. Today she not only manages all of the parts and consumables sales but also can firmly be considered the ‘conscience’ of JLGoor Machinery. Her personal connection with many of our clients, their companies and their companies needs offers our clients another contact where they know their product requirements are understood and can be catered to.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Carol

    cfrey@jlgoor.ie

  • Lena Deynega

    Financial Accountant - MIATI

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    A qualified Accounting Technician, Lena looks after to perfection all of the accounting side of JL Goor. She has been with JL Goor for 6 years and has a firm understanding of the polymer industry and our clients.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Lena

    ldeynega@jlgoor.ie

  • Maureen Kelly

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    Maureen joined us in February 2017 and is our newest team member. Maureen is based in the office in Enniskerry and will handle many of the day-to-day administrative activities.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Maureen

    mkelly@jlgoor.ie

JL Goor Materials Team
  • Gearoid Clarke

    Managing Director - MSc

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    Gearoid a graduate of Athlone IT, where he gained his Master in Polymer Science. He joined JLGoor in 1994 to start the sales of Polymer materials for the business. He has been strongly involved in the evolution of the business and has fulfilled a variety of roles culminating in his current position. “ I really enjoy working with our strong and experienced team in an industry as interesting and challenging as the Polymer Industry.”

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Gearoid

    gclarke@jlgoor.ie

  • Debbie Keating

    Financial Controller – MIATI, ACCA

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    Debbie is our Financial Controller and Office Manager. She is a fully qualified accountant, who is responsible for a wide variety of financial and strategic planning elements of our business. The co-ordination of the office activities is a key part of the job and one that ensures that all parts of the business are running together smoothly.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Debbie

    dkeating@jlgoor.ie

  • Noel Daly

    Sales Manager Engineering Polymers – BSc., Grad Dip Environmental Engineering

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    Noel brings a huge wealth of knowledge and experience to his role as Engineering Polymers Sales Manager. He has a degree in Polymer Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in construction. His detailed understanding of polymers and their capabilities, allied to a real depth of knowledge in polymer processing enables him to be a real contributor to customer projects.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Noel

    ndaly@jlgoor.ie

  • Vincent Keogh

    Polymer Sales Engineer – PRI Grad.

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    Vincent brings a great deal of experience to his role of Polymer Sales Engineer. He has worked for a Polymer Producer, as well as in Polymer Distribution in the past. He has a degree in Polymer Science which will allow him to offer valuable help to customers. In more recent years he has been out of the Polymer industry, but has now returned and will bring a broad business accumen to helping customers.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Vincent

    vkeogh@jlgoor.ie

  • Rita Murphy

    Accounting Co-Ordinator, MIATI

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    Rita has a wealth of experience and is invaluable to our office team, having 37 years’ experience in the Industry. Rita started in customer service in GB Miller & Sons and finished as Office Manager. She is a qualified Accounting Technician and deals with all of our invoicing and payables on a day to day basis. She can and does turn her hand to whatever needs to be done.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Rita

    rmurphy@jlgoor.ie

  • Aisling Hanratty

    Customer Service

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    Aisling has joined us with a background from various industries, most recently as a Team Leader in a Customer Service Centre and is most likely the first person you will speak to if you phone the office. She manages a lot of our Customer Service and is often on the front line dealing with deliveries and stock control for many of our customers. She will also chase overdue accounts – though as you would expect, there are not many!

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Aisling

    ahanratty@jlgoor.ie

  • Brendan Sheehan

    Logistics Manager - Dip. L&SCM

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    Brendan is our Logistics Manager and has a Diploma in Logistics & Supply Chain Management. He also has an unrivalled knowledge of how to move polymers efficiently from all over the world to our customers. He is unflappable – just what you need when under pressure to meet delivery deadlines.

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Brendan

    bsheehan@jlgoor.ie

  • Joe Wall

    Sales Director – BSc., GradDip.

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    Joe has worked in the Petrochemical industry for 35 years and for most of that time in Polymer sales. After nearly 20 years with a major producer, including jobs in shipping, analysis, finance and sales - Joe decided his future lay in the Polymer Distribution area. “ Polymer sales in JL Goor throws up new projects and challenges everyday and that’s what I like about it !”

    GET IN TOUCH WITH Joe

    jwall@jlgoor.ie

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