NEW YORK, USA // A seasoned brand marketer and general manager with over 25 years of experience, Kimberly is widely recognized as a leading business executive in the Beverage, Beauty and Media industry due to her proven track record of delivering transformative growth and creating billion-dollar brands.
In late 2019, Kimberly joined Paramount Global as EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, BET Networks. In this role she is responsible for managing and implementing brand marketing and creative strategy across all platforms including BET, BET+ streaming, BET Digital and the highly successful BET Live Events business.
Before joining BET, Kimberly was the Chief Operating and Brand Officer, Sundial Brands where she partnered with founder and CEO, Richelieu Dennis, to craft the overall strategic direction for future growth across the entire Sundial portfolio and played a leading role in the launch and marketing of the $100M New Voices Fund in support of Women of Color Entrepreneurs.
Prior to transitioning to the Beauty industry, Kimberly worked at The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) for 16 years in various roles in North America and Global. Her roles included Vice President, Venturing and Emerging Brands (VEB) where she was responsible for leading marketing, innovation and assessing high growth merger and acquisition opportunities of emerging beverage brands. She also led the turnaround and delivery of record growth of the $3.5B Sprite and Flavors portfolio. During her leadership, she relaunched The Coca-Cola Company’s 2nd and 3rd largest global brands and led key marketing partnerships with the NBA, LeBron James, Drake and many others.
Kimberly started her career in Brand Management at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, OH. She is actively involved in many professional and social organizations and serves on the Board of Spanx, Versed Beauty Brands, Morehouse School of Medicine.