Paul Candon

CEO, United Hardware


Paul Candon is the Chief Executive Officer of United Hardware Limited.

United Hardware is Irelands leading buying and marketing group for builders’ merchants, DIY and home & garden retail stores and services over 160 stores throughout Ireland.

Prior to United Hardware Paul was Managing Director with Bunzl Ireland and prior to that Paul was Chief Executive Officer of an Irish pharmacy chain. Paul has a long number of years working in Retail and Wholesale distribution in fuels and convenience retail, and department store retailing.

Paul is Chartered Director and is currently President of the Hardware Association of Ireland the National Representative body for hardware/DIY retailers and builders’ merchants, as well as manufacturers/distributors to the trade. Paul is also a member of the Board of Chartered Institute of Personnel (CIPD) and has several Non- Executive Directorships with Irish’s and European businesses.

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