Karen Kozak

Global Brand Director - Corporate Brand Management @ Cargill

Karen Kozak is a brand and marketing veteran with over 25 years of experience across a broad range of industries.  Karen currently serves as Global Brand Director at Cargill, responsible for driving brand activation activities internally and externally around the world.  Most recently she implemented Cargill’s 150th Anniversary program across all businesses and geographies.

Prior to joining Cargill, Karen spent the majority of her career in a variety of roles at Eastman Kodak Company, including managing strategic growth initiatives in emerging markets including Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, leading all e-commerce, online marketing and demand generation programs for Kodak’s B2C and B2B businesses for the US, Canada, and Latin America regions, and management of Kodak’s global corporate sponsorship and brand events department, including oversight of Olympics, motorsports, golf, entertainment, and industry conference programs.

Karen lives in Minneapolis and enjoys hiking, photography, and traveling, particularly internationally to learn new cultures and trends.  Karen currently serves as an advisor on the development committee at Childspring International, a non-profit organization providing medical surgeries to children in developing countries around the world.

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Engaging Your Stakeholders through Effective Storytelling

Apr 5, 2016 @ 7:30AM - 9:30AM

Learn how Cargill's Global Brand Director masterminded the marketing and branding to celebrate the brand's 150th anniverary!

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Karen Kozak is the Global Brand Director of Corporate Brand Management at Cargill, and she is the presenter at MN AMA's April 5 event. Here she answers 5 of our questions about effective storytelling for an international brand.

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