Heineken USA has appointed Maggie Timoney as its new CEO. The Iona graduate is the first woman to lead the White Plains-based company.Timoney has more than 25 years of experience in the beer and cider business and has served as CEO of Heineken Ireland for the last five years.

“We are so excited to welcome Maggie Timoney to Westchester,’’ said Marsha Gordon, President and CEO of the Business Council of Westchester. “As a graduate of Iona College, I’m sure that she is very familiar with Westchester, and what a wonderful community it is. We are thrilled to welcome her back home.’’

Timoney will succeed Ronald den Elzen, who will be tak