Beer Institute Names Danelle Kosmal as Vice President of Research

Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Beer Institute—a national trade association representing brewers, beer importers, and beer industry suppliers—announced it named Danelle Kosmal as vice president of research. Kosmal currently leads NielsenIQ’s beverage alcohol practice and brings expertise in the beer industry developed through decades of working in marketing and consumer research.

“After years of working with brewers and beer importers of all sizes. I am thrilled to continue my career at the Beer Institute. America’s beer industry is exciting and dynamic. I look forward to the ongoing collaboration so our nation’s brewers, beer importers and suppliers to the beer industry can continue to support millions of good-paying jobs,” said Kosmal.

“Danelle brings years of experience and has built a reputation as one of the foremost thought leaders in beverage alcohol,” said Jim McGreevy, president and CEO of the Beer Institute. “We are very excited to welcome Danelle to the Beer Institute team and look forward to drawing on her knowledge and capability to provide valuable insights for our members, the beer industry, and the many parties who rely on Beer Institute data.”

Kosmal was most recently the Vice President of NielsenIQ’s Beverage Alcohol Practice, where she led industry thought leadership and best practice solutions for beer, wine, and spirits clients, industry groups, and the media. Prior to joining the Beverage Alcohol Practice, Kosmal led NielsenIQ’s business at Molson Coors in Chicago.

A native of Pittsburgh, Kosmal received her MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and her BA in International Studies and Economics from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania.

Danelle lives in northern Virginia, with her husband and son, where they enjoy spending time at Alexandria’s waterfront parks.




The Beer Institute is a national trade association for the American brewing industry, representing brewers of all sizes, as well as beer importers and industry suppliers—an industry that supports more than 2.1 million jobs and provides more than $328 billion to the American economy. First founded in 1862 as the U.S. Brewers Association, the Beer Institute is committed today to the development of sound public policy and to the values of civic duty and personal responsibility. For additional updates from the Beer Institute, visit our website, follow @BeerInstitute on Twitter, like the Beer Institute on Facebook, and follow the Beer Institute on Instagram.



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