INTERNATIONAL: FCC’s Gleeson to advise McAleese

Incoming Irish president Mary McAleese has appointed Eileen Gleeson, managing director of Dublin corporate and financial agency FCC, as her special adviser.

Incoming Irish president Mary McAleese has appointed Eileen

Gleeson, managing director of Dublin corporate and financial agency FCC,

as her special adviser.



Gleeson’s role will be to advise McAleese on matters ranging from media

relations to diary engagements. She will accompany the president on

foreign trips and work twith her to achieve her presidential

objectives.



’The theme of the presidency is bridge-building - helping people to come

together,’ said Gleeson.



Gleeson will spend around 15 hours a week at Aras an Uachtarain, the

presidential house. She will work alongside the civil service

secretariat headed by Brian McCarthy.



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