David McCann is the Chairman of Fyffes plc. He joined the Group in 1986, having previously practised law as a partner in a Dublin law firm. David was appointed Group Managing Director in 1989 and Chief Executive in 1995, becoming Chairman in December 2006. Fyffes is the largest importer and distributor of tropical produce in Europe. It has operations in Europe, the US, and Central America with total revenues of €1.1bn. It is the largest importer and distributor of bananas in the European Union and the largest importer and distributor of melons in the US. Fyffes is primarily involved in the production, procurement, shipping, ripening, distribution and marketing of bananas, pineapples and melons. He is a Council member of the UCD School of Law Development Council.