Kris Allen

Communications Leader, Canada

As the Communications Leader and member of the Canadian Leadership Team and Global Communications Leadership Team, Kris is responsible for overseeing all corporate communications for the Canadian region. Kris leads strategy and execution of business communications plans, including media relations, reputation and corporate social responsibility initiatives, issues management and internal employee communications.

Kris brings diverse communications experience to his role. Prior to his experience in agriculture, Kris was engaged in communications in the oil and gas industry and has also worked in communications with government and philanthropic organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Kris likes being active and getting outside to camp or snowboard as much as possible. He and his wife enjoy travelling and have visited all but one of the Canadian provinces and territories. Kris is passionate about food, particularly southern barbecue and craft beer, which aligns well with his love of football.