Neil Naughton studied at University College Dublin between 1988 and 1991 and graduated with a BA (Hon) in Economics. Neil also studied at Columbia University, New York (1995-96) and graduated with a Masters in Business Administration.
Neil joined Glen Dimplex in 1991 and worked in a number of roles in the UK, Germany, Ireland and Canada before attending Columbia University. Upon graduation in 1996 Neil assumed the role of Chief Executive Office of Glen Dimplex Benelux, a post held for 4 years. In 2000 Neil was appointed Chief Executive of Glen Dimplex International.
In 2003 Neil joined the Board of the Glen Dimplex Group and had a special responsibility for International Business and in 2010 became the Deputy Chairman.
Neil sits on the Advisory Council of the Mendoza Business School at Notre Dame University, he is currently the Chairman of the steering committee of the American College Football Classics and Chairman of the Boston College Ireland Business Council.
Neil is married to Deirdre and they have an eleven-year-old son, Martin.