Susan (Banbury) Irving was appointed Chief Marketing Officer of KPLP on March 1st, 2020. Ms. Irving is an accomplished, award-winning senior marketing executive with over two decades of experience leading many successful and well-known brands at Warner Lambert, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. She has a strong passion for brands, a reputation for delivering business results while building high performance teams. Ms. Irving is a strategic business leader with experience that spans across all aspects of business management and consumer marketing. Most recently at PepsiCo Foods Canada, Ms. Irving was the Senior Marketing Director for the Quaker Nutrition portfolio. During her 15 years at PepsiCo, she held several progressive roles including leadership of a Global Snacks team and has worked on key brands such as Doritos, Cheetos, Lays and Sun Chips.
Ms. Irving has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with honours from Laurentian University and has been recognized with several industry accolades including CMAs, Cassies, Cannes Lions, The Bessies, Media Innovation Awards, and Canadian New Media Awards. She was also awarded Marketing Magazine’s prestigious Top 30 under 30. She is currently the President of the Board of Directors of the Leaside Hockey Associationand Jury Chair for the Cannes Young Lions Competition.