This week in leadership updates, Anastasia Ali and Jan Coleman accepted promotions at Disney Studios, Vans appoints Kristin Harrer as global chief marketing officer, Coca-Cola Great Britain names Louise Maugest as UK marketing director, KFC’s US chief marketing officer Andrea Zahumensky exits and more.
Disney Studios Promotes Anastasia Ali And Jan Coleman To Vice President
According to Deadline, Anastasia Ali has accepted a promotion as VP, marketing at Walt Disney Studios and Jan Coleman has been elevated to VP of global marketing partnerships, promotions and multicultural of Walt Disney Studios.
Ali has been with the company since 2013, most recently serving as director of marketing. Prior to Disney, she was the co-owner and chief operating officer of HazraH Entertainment.
Coleman’s time at Disney spans a decade, her most recent role being director of global marketing partnerships.
Ali co-founded Disney’s Black Employee Resource Group, The Bond. Together, she and Coleman co-founded rePRESENT, which aims to expand multicultural marketing competencies and develop diverse talent.
Vans Names Kristin Harrer As Global Chief Marketing Officer
Kristin Harrer has been appointed global CMO of Vans.
Harrer joins Vans from Dollar Shave Club, where she was CMO for about two years. Prior to Dollar Shave Club, she held marketing leadership roles at Samsung and Nike, respectively.
Coca-Cola Great Britain Elevates Louise Maugest To UK Marketing Director
Coca-Cola Great Britain has promoted Louise Maugest to UK marketing director.
Maugest, previously marketing manager of new beverages, replaces Kris Robbens, who was promoted to senior director of brand strategy on the company’s global team.
Maugest has been with Coca-Cola for seven years.
KFC US Chief Marketing Officer Andrea Zahumensky Departs
Andrea Zahumensky has left her role as CMO of KFC, according to Ad Age.
Zahumensky is stepping down after three and a half years with KFC. Prior to KFC, she spent more than 20 years at Procter & Gamble in various executive brand roles.
Collective Health Taps Alison Worthington As Chief Marketing Officer
Alison Worthington has been named Collective Health’s new CMO, reports MarTech Series.
A board member for Generate Life Sciences and Columbia Care, Worthington previously served as interim CMO for GoPro, Ancestry.com, Bragg Live Foods and multiple direct-to-consumer startups.
Disney Elevates Jane Gould To Executive Vice President, Content Research, Insights And Scheduling
Jane Gould has accepted a promotion as EVP of content research, insights and scheduling at Disney General Entertainment (DGE).
As Hollywood Reporter notes, in her new role, Gould will oversee a centralized team that comprises Hulu, ABC, ABC News, Disney Branded Television, FX, Freeform and National Geographic.
Most recently, Gould served as Disney Channel’s senior vice president of content strategy and insights.