KFC U.S. marketing chief Andrea Zahumensky steps down

She is credited with elevating the brand with leading marketing activations.

KFC U.S. marketing chief Andrea Zahumensky has left the company.

The company has started a search for a new chief marketing officer. Publication Ad Age first reported Zahumensky’s departure.

“Andrea has played a critical role in elevating KFC’s brand with industry-leading innovation and marketing activations, which have contributed to profitable same-store sales growth and helped build KFC into a more modern and relevant brand,” the spokesperson said in a statement sent to local media. “Her contributions have been many, and we are wishing her all the best in her next chapter.”

Zahumensky joined KFC in 2017 from Procter & Gamble, where she had worked for more than 20 years.

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