Kathi Leon is a senior communications leader, having worked for some of the biggest healthcare and beauty brands globally. In her current role, as International Senior Communications Director for Walgreens Boots Alliance, the largest retail pharmacy, health and daily living destination across the U.S. and Europe, she leads a series of major corporate internal and external communications activities and projects working in close collaboration with communications teams across the company;s international footprint. Previously, Kathi was Senior Corporate Communications Director for Global Brands, WBA’s umbrella function for its highly regarded product brands.
Prior to WBA, Kathi worked in senior comms leadership roles for the Body Shop, where she oversaw Internal Communications, Unilever, where she was responsible for developing and implementing the global communications strategy for the Personal Care division, and L’Oreal UK & Ireland, where she developed and managed the company’s internal communications and engagement strategy.
Kathi is passionate about how comms can transform brands to reach their true potential- and especially how internal comms can help boost employee morale, kick-start growth and help reach corporate objectives.