Heineken’s David Forde new BBPA Chairman

David Forde, Managing Director of Heineken UK, became Chairman of the British Beer & Pubs Association at its recent AGM.

The Cork-born Irishman succeeds Jonathan Neame, Chief Executive of Shepherd Neame, who completed three-and-a-half years as BBPA Chairman.

David has been with Heineken for 27 years, taking up his current role as Managing Director of Heineken UK in 2013. He was previously Managing Director of Heineken Ireland following a number of senior commercial roles across the global business. He already plays an active role in the work of the BBPA having served on the BBPA Board since January 2015.

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