With over 25 years of experience in the beer and cider business, Maggie will take over from Heineken veteran, Ronald den Elzen, who’ll be returning to Holland for a global role within Heineken NV.
Currently Chief Executive of Heineken Ireland, having been appointed to that role in 2013, Maggie joined Heineken in 1998 in a national sales planning role for Heineken USA and then held a series of sales, strategic planning and distribution roles in the Netherlands before being named the managing director of Heineken Canada in 2006. She returned to Heineken USA in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and a member of the management team. Before Heineken, Maggie worked in sales at E&J Gallo and an Anheuser-Busch Wholesaler in The Bronx.
A graduate of Iona College and a former college basketball standout, she’s moving back to the US with her family this Summer and will take over the reins at Heineken USA on September 1st. Her successor at Heineken Ireland is expected to be announced over the coming months.