Bewley’s has announced the appointment of Julie Murray as its new Head of Coffee Culture for Ireland and UK.
She will be responsible for building strong relationships with coffee farmers in the Bewley’s network and telling their stories both internally and externally with a focus on driving a positive coffee culture.
In this new role, Julie will work closely with the Bewley’s marketing team to deliver business strategies, new beverage development alongside product and equipment innovation.
Julie’s role will play an important part in Bewley’s focus on sustainability. From green coffee and its journey to cup to working on implementing sustainable practices throughout the Bewley’s business, helping the brand reach its sustainability commitments for the future.
Julie Murray has extensive experience in the coffee industry having worked in the sector for over 30 years serving as a barista, customer trainer as well as holding product development and innovation roles for a host of independent and established coffee brands. Julie previously held a position in customer training with Bewley’s and left in 2006 to work with some of Ireland’s most successful independent coffee brands.
Julie has a Diploma in Food Quality Management from Carlow Institute of Technology
Julie Murray, Head of Coffee Culture at Bewley’s commented, “I am absolutely delighted to return to the Bewley’s team and cannot wait to get started. It is a real honour to be working with one of Ireland’s most iconic brands,
Bewley’s has a proud reputation of being the first to adapt to many milestone moments in the Irish coffee industry and I’m excited to see the company evolve and be part of many more firsts to come”.