Cherie Ann Byfield
Cherie-Ann Byfield is a seasoned, detail-oriented communications professional with over 25 years of solid experience in the consumer goods, financial services, manufacturing and retail sectors. She has a passion for promoting a culture of information sharing with internal and external stakeholders. Her expertise includes journalistic writing and creative, impactful messaging for varied channels and audiences, communications strategy and planning, and managing partner relationships.
In her current Global Communications role at The Coca-Cola Company, she manages the communications function specifically supporting McDonald’s, Coca-Cola’s largest and most strategic foodservice customer. Story-telling is an integral part of what she does for both internal and external audiences: extensive writing and development of creative, impactful messaging and communications materials for senior executives, employees, customers and the media. Her other areas of expertise include communications strategy and planning, internal and executive communications, administration of intranet sites, issues management, customer stewardship and managing agency relationships.
Cherie-Ann a native of Jamaica, is a graduate of the University of Miami where she earned her Master of Arts degree in Communications. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Print Journalism from the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.