Kenton Low

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Kenton Low leads the creation of opportunities to enhance Vancity’s reputation and strengthen understanding of our vision of creating healthy communities. This includes advancing Vancity’s brand and helping to develop Vancity’s Data Hub to leverage member and market insights.

Kenton has held senior executive roles with domestic and global companies, from entrepreneurial ventures to two of the FORTUNE 50 most admired companies in the world: Nestlé and The Walt Disney Company. He served as Nestlé USA’s director of strategic new business development before moving to Disney in vice-president roles at Disney’s Internet Group, Disney Interactive and Walt Disney Imagineering. Kenton then served as corporate chief marketing officer for Universal Studios, president of Universal Studios Online, and executive vice-president for Vivendi’s new media/ecommerce companies.

Born and raised in Vancouver – where, in his youth, he became a Vancity member –Kenton returned to Vancouver and held leadership positions at B.C. Lottery Corporation, New Media BC (now DigiBC), Stride Rite’s Robeez Footwear division, Ritchie Bros. and, most recently, at Metrie.

Outside of Vancity, Kenton dedicates time to community organizations and developing the next generation of business leaders. He is a director of the United Way of the Lower Mainland and previously volunteered as a director for Junior Achievement, the H.R. Macmillan Space Centre and the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank. He has addressed conferences in Europe, Canada and the United States and has taught courses in strategic planning, marketing and customer experience at corporate training programs and universities including 12 years as an adjunct professor at UBC’s Sauder School of Business.

Kenton earned his undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. When he is not working or volunteering, Kenton and his family enjoy travel, entertainment and their three little dogs.