Katie Ford exemplifies both strategic excellence and outstanding international specialization. With 18 years of experience, Ford is an expert in driving holistic integration between general market, multicultural, digital and agency partners. Her career has taken her from Chicago, to Mexico, to China, to New York and back to Chicago working on domestic and global assignments for P&G, Coca-Cola, Kellogg, Miller, Midas, DeVry and Luxottica Retail. Ford’s commitment to innovation has earned her team and clients numerous accolades.
Ford currently leads the North America P&G Communications Planning team. Her work has been recognized at the 2011 Effie Awards, Internationalist Awards, Festival of Media, 2010 Media Post and SMG One Awards. Most recently she was honored as one of Ad Age’s Women to Watch 2011.
Born in Dusseldorf, Germany, Ford was raised in Arlington Heights, IL. She earned a B.A. in marketing with a minor in French from the University of Dayton and studied in Paris, France at La Sorbonne. Ford has a passion for traveling, doing triathlons and spending quality time with her family. She resides in Arlington Heights with her husband Steve and their children.
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