Vice President of Corporate Communications
Doug Kuiper, Vice President of Corporate Communications, joined Ilitch Holdings, Inc. in 2014. In his role he oversees the communications functions across the organization, with a high level of focus on the District Detroit, a key corporate initiative and a symbol of the organization's continued commitment to Detroit and the region.
Doug brings nearly 20 years of marketing, branding, and public relations experience to his role at the Ilitch companies. He most recently was Chief Marketing Officer at Covisint in Detroit, where he executed campaigns that drove increased brand awareness and revenue for the publicly traded, $100 million enterprise. He was promoted to this role after spending 14 years in leadership roles within the Marketing and Communications function at Compuware, which purchased Covisint in 2004. Prior to Compuware, Doug served as the Director of Public Relations for the Psychiatry department at Wayne State University's school of medicine.
Doug earned his undergrad and graduate degrees in English from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, respectively.