The trade group has appointed MAGGIE QUINN as its new Director of Public Relations. In her new role at the Council, Quinn will promote spirits trends, cocktail culture and industry heritage through media relations, special events and media tours, as well as digital and social media activities. She will also work closely with media to disseminate the latest industry data and category statistics. Quinn most recently served as a Senior Account Executive at Access Brand Communications in New York, where she developed and executed public relations and marketing campaigns for a variety of consumer and lifestyle clients including several spirits brands. Her background also includes social media, event planning and media relations. Quinn replaces KELLEY MCGANN who is departing to start her own business called Whisck, a travel company for spirits brand trips.