Michael (Mike) P. Kehoe, Jr is currently working as the President of International for FOCUS Brands. Previous roles at FOCUS Brands included the International CMO, as well as the Managing Director for the Americas and EUMEA regions; developing brands like Cinnabon, Auntie Anne’s and Seattle’s Best Coffee. Prior to that, Mike worked as the Vice President of International Marketing for Bloomin’ Brands Inc, owners of Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. Before joining Bloomin’ Brands, Mike worked as a Global Marketing Director for The Coca-Cola Company, a management consultant with Bain & Company in São Paulo, Brazil and as the general manager & owner of the Perrocartón Advertising Agency in Santiago, Chile. Mike began his career with the Procter & Gamble Company, where he worked in various brand management positions across Latin America, Europe and North America.
Mike received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Chile and Tulane University (dual degree program) in 2008 and his Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in Marketing and Management (Summa Cum Laude) from Texas Tech University in 1997. Outside of work, Mike enjoys mountain biking, travelling and live Texas music. Finally, Mike lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife (Paula) and son (Mateo).