As a member of Unilever’s North American Leadership Team, Kathy has responsibility for Shopper Marketing, Marketing Communications, Hispanic and Low Income Consumers, Digital/e-Commerce and Marketing Capabilities. Her responsibilities also include AXE®, Dove®, Caress®, Lever 2000®, Suave®, Simple®, Vaseline®, Pond’s® and Q-tips®.
Kathy was previously responsible for building brand equity and executing brand activation plans for Dove in the United States. She has led programs that helped Dove achieve its goal of reaching five millions girls with self esteem programming.
In 2012, Kathy was honored as a Top Woman in Grocery by Progressive Grocer Magazine. She was also honored as one of Advertising Age’s 25 Women to Watch. Kathy serves on the Board of Directors of the Network of Executive Women and Cosmetic Executive Women.
Kathy O'Brien Job Title VP, Marketing Services and Skin Company UNILEVER