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TCD Pharmacy alumna appointed new CEO of Dublin Chamber Commerce

Mary Rose BurkeTCD Pharmacy graduate Mary Rose Burke has been appointed as the new CEO of Dublin Chamber of Commerce. She will take up the role with Chamber in late October, having spent the past three years as Director of Strategy, International & Corporate affairs with Ibec. Mary Rose brings with her a wealth of expertise and a passion for representing business.

The Chamber’s Board is very excited and ambitious for the next phase of its development, building on its heritage of over 230 years to create a positive operating climate for your business. Mary Rose has extensive experience in business. Her previous roles include Director of Pharmacy with Boots Ireland and establishing and running various businesses.

Staff in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences wish Mary Rose every success in her new role.

Dublin Chamber of Commerce
The Dublin Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of all businesses in the Greater Dublin Area and as the leading business organisation in the area, the Chamber offers the opportunity to promote businesses and to get involved in its future direction. The Chamber provides a range of business services, including international business assistance, export services and business promotion opportunities. Founded in 1783, the Chamber has represented the interests of business across the Greater Dublin Area for more than 200 years. 

Ibec is the group that represents Irish business both domestically and internationally. It has over 180 professional services staff in seven locations and is the umbrella group of over 40 different sectoral industry associations. It has over 7,500 members; home grown, multinational, big and small, spanning every sector of the economy. Together they employ over 70% of the private sector workforce in Ireland. Ibec and its sectors groups lobby government, policy makers and other key stakeholders nationally and internationally to shape business conditions and drive economic growth. The Ibec team includes experts across all of the major policy areas key to business