Stephen Maher from the Curragh is Kildare’s new Chief Experience Officer

Stephen will spend the year sampling the best the Lilywhite county has to offer - starting with Punchestown

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Stephen Maher from the Curragh is Kildare’s new Chief Experience Officer

Stephen Maher, Kildare's new Chief Experience Officer

After a six-week search, Into Kildare has selected its first ever Chief Experience Officer (CEO) to help promote the county online to a global audience.

After receiving over 1,000 photo entries across Instagram and Twitter, Stephen Maher from the Curragh was chosen as the county’s new digital brand ambassador.

The role is an initiative of Into Kildare to find a local who would an effective media influencer.

“I’m delighted to have been chosen as Kildare’s new chief experience officer and I can’t wait to get started,” said Stephen.

Stephen will spend 2018 sampling the best that Kildare has to offer visitors, while documenting his experiences on social media for the world to see.

As Kildare’s first ever Chief Experience Officer (CEO), Stephen will be able to access a full calendar of events and a range of exclusive experiences throughout the year.

In his first act Stephen will attend the opening day of the 2018 Punchestown Festival, getting exclusive VIP access to help showcase the event to a global audience.

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