Heineken USA Makes Beer Industry History, Naming Maggie Timoney as Its New CEO

For the first time, a woman will lead Heineken USA

Heineken USA today announced the appointment of its first female CEO. Maggie Timoney will succeed Ronald den Elzen, who will be relocating to the brand’s Netherlands headquarters. Timoney’s appointment adds a major crack to the beer industry’s glass ceiling—she will be the first woman to serve as chief executive of a major American beer supplier.