Kelly McGinnis

Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Kelly McGinnis is Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer, Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.)  She is responsible for shaping the company’s corporate affairs strategy and managing stakeholder relations.  She oversees a global team that includes media relations, internal communications, government affairs, consumer relations, community relations, and the LS&Co. archives.  She’s also a member of the company’s worldwide leadership team, which determines the global direction for LS&Co.

Kelly is a seasoned, communications leader with more than 20 years of experience. Throughout her career, she has led teams both in-house and at agencies on a variety of accounts in the consumer goods, apparel, technology and financial industries.

Prior to joining LS&Co. in August 2013, Kelly served as vice president of global communications for Dell. Before Dell, she held leadership positions at agencies, including AxiCom, US, which is part of the Y&R Brands, Fleishman-Hillard and Shandwick International.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts from Miami University and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Washington.

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