Karen Raskopf was named Dunkin’ Brands’ Chief Communications Officer in 2009. She brings more than thirty years of experience in the communications field to Dunkin’ Brands.
As Chief Communications Officer, Karen is responsible for all aspects of the company’s global public relations, including internal and executive communications, marketing, social and crisis public relations, event management, and corporate social responsibility and philanthropy. She also oversees the company’s government affairs, consumer care, and travel departments.
Prior to joining Dunkin’ Brands, she spent 12 years as Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications for Blockbuster, Inc. She also served as head of communications for 7-Eleven, Inc. where she led all aspects of public relations for the international convenience store chain. Her background also includes a leadership position at Gannet Broadcasting. Karen is the recipient of several communications awards and is a featured speaker at numerous international conferences on best PR practices.
Karen is also an outspoken supporter of women in the workforce and is a sought-after speaker for conferences dedicated to women’s issues.