Kathy Krenger has been the Global Chief Communications Officer for The Kraft Heinz Company since July 2021 and Senior Vice President and Global Chief Communications Officer since December 2021. She is responsible for the Company’s global internal, external, and executive communications, media relations, corporate reputation management, and global crisis and issues management.
Before joining Kraft Heinz, Kathy was with Hyatt Hotels Corporation (Hyatt), where she served as Senior Vice President, Global Communications from January 2019 to July 2021 and Vice President, Global Communications from 2017 to January 2019. From 2014 to 2017, she was Executive Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Food Sector Lead at Edible, Inc., a Daniel J. Edelman Holdings (Edelman) company. She served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Client Relationship Manager of krispr communications, an Edelman company, from 2011 to 2013. Prior to that, she was with Edelman as Deputy General Manager, Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing/Communications from 2005 to 2011 and Senior Account Supervisor – Vice President, Group Manager from 1998 to 2004. Kathy previously held various public relations and marketing positions with Burson-Marsteller from 2003 to 2004, Kellogg's Cereal City USA from 1997 to 1998, Six Flags Great America from 1995 to 1997, Hyatt from 1992 to 1995, and Ticketmaster Entertainment LLC from 1989 to 1992.
Kathy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications and Art from Indiana University.