ABA welcomes Kerri Osborne as Media and Communications Manager

Alcohol Beverages Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Kerri Osborne as Media and Communications Manager, effective 27 May 2019.

Osborne’s role will be focused on media relations with government and industry stakeholders to deliver evidence-based communication and increased awareness for important social and policy initiatives that are critical for our industry.

Osborne has over 25 years’ experience in marketing and communications. Most recently, she worked at Transpower Ltd, a monopoly state-owned enterprise in New Zealand which owns and operates the national grid and delivers hydro-electricity across the country. Previously, she was the communications and external relations manager for PHARMAC, New Zealand’s pharmaceutical and medical device purchasing agency, similar to PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) in Australia.

Alcohol Beverages Australia Chair Bryan Fry said “I am excited to welcome Kerri to the team. Her strong stakeholder management background and experience working across corporate and government businesses will bring great value to our industry.”

Osborne added “I am excited to work with the Alcohol Beverages Australia team and its members. Alcohol Beverages Australia is an important voice for the industry, its workers and responsible drinkers. My attention will be to align purpose, key objectives and core values driven by positive, proactive and evidence-based representation.”

As of Monday 27 May, Kerri will be the key media contact for Alcohol Beverages Australia and can be contacted on 0418 513 372 or at kerri@alcoholbeveragesaustralia.org.au.