ABFI – Jonathan McDade replaces Tom Burke

Jonathan McDade has replaced Tom Burke as Senior Executive at the Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland.


Jonathan previously worked as a Client Manager at pr360 and prior to that worked for over three years at Murray Consultants. Over the past number of years he’s worked on a variety of high-profile public information campaigns on behalf of the Referendum Commission, the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland, the Mental Health Commission and the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals. During his public relations career Jonathan has also serviced a wide range of corporate clients including the Sisk Group, Treasury Holdings, Three Ireland, Stobart Air, Ormonde Mining, Tullow Oil, Grafton Group and Origin Enterprises. He has a wide range of political experience too. In 2009 he was Senior Press Officer for the Ireland for Europe Lisbon treaty referendum campaign and prior to that was a Parliamentary Assistant for Ruairi Quinn TD. A lifelong Arsenal supporter, Jonathan has a keen interest in history and enjoys long-distance running.


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