Chanelle Lady McCoy is one of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen, winning the All-Ireland Business Champion Award and recently ranked no 23 in the ‘50 incredible people shaping modern Ireland.
Having previously been a co-founder of Ireland’s largest indigenous pharmaceutical company and more recently Chanelle McCoy Health, a research and development-led pharmaceutical company, Chanelle is a very motivating speaker on business and leadership.
Chanelle was previously one of the dragons on Ireland’s Dragon’s Den where she enjoyed sharing her experience of growing successful businesses and supporting entrepreneurs on their journey to business growth.
She is also a huge supporter of women in business and mentoring young entrepreneurs.
For 18 years, Chanelle led Chanelle Medical, part of the multi-million-pound global company Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, where she took the medical company into 96 markets globally and achieved approval for over 2,000 medical product licenses. She was responsible for over 450 people and turning-over in excess of €110m.
Remaining on the board at Chanelle Pharmaceuticals, Channelle has since co-founded Chanelle McCoy Health, an R&D led pharmaceutical company. Following years of researching to launch Pureis and investing significantly into clinical studies, her latest company was launched. Prueis is the first food supplement of it’s tyoe backed by clinical studies and the first to appear on UK government approval lists.
Chanelle is no stranger to awards. In 2018, she received the All Ireland Business Champion Award and in her time at the realm, Channelle Medical received the Life Science Award at the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards 2017, Exporter of the Year 2016, Life Sciences Exporter of the Year 2016, Export Innovation of the Year 2016, Winner of ‘Project of the Year’ at the Pharma Industry Awards 2016 and the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Award 2015.
Chanelle has extensive business experience to draw on and can cover a vast number of subjects, including but not limited to:
Chanelle’s love for business has also seen her branch out into the fashion industry. In 2014 Chanelle and 5 partners opened the doors of Mojo & McCoy, a successful boutique in Berkshire, UK.