She replaces Declan Farmer who retired recently (see Heineken’s Declan Farmer to retire). She joined the Cork brewery from the Irish Business and Employers Confederation where she’d held a number of roles over a period of 15 years, most recently as Director of the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland, the IBEC group representing manufacturers and suppliers of alcohol.
Kathryn began her career working as a Marketing Executive in Germany and London with Bord Bia. She returned to Dublin to work with IBEC and held a number of roles there including Assistant Director of the Food and Drink Federation and Director of ICT Ireland, the representative body for the technology sector here.
She holds a Food Science and Technology Degree from University College Cork and a Masters in Public and Political Communications from Dublin City University.
Kathryn D’Arcy – Heineken Ireland’s new Corporate Relations Director.