NEW YORK, August 16, 2022 – BCW, a leading global communications agency, announced today that Holly Brittingham has joined the agency as its first ever Global Chief Learning Officer. Brittingham will be responsible for talent training and organizational development across the agency’s global network.
Brittingham brings more than 25 years of experience as a global talent and organization development leader across a variety of industries, including marketing communications, technology, entertainment and financial services. She has deep experience in creating environments that allow employees to develop, grow and become more productive, and that enable high performers to thrive.
“Holly is renowned in the industry for identifying and creating people programs that focus on developing talent, identifying the needs of people in an ever-changing landscape, and paving career paths for talent to develop into high-performing leaders,” said Donna Imperato, Global CEO, BCW. “Our people are the core of our business, and their ongoing training and growth is essential to our success. I am delighted that Holly has joined BCW and am excited for what she will bring to our people and the organization.”
Before joining BCW, she spent eight years with FCB Global, most recently as Global Lead, Organizational Learning and Development, for a network of more than 8,000 employees. In that role, she designed and facilitated FCB’s first global CEO Summit in partnership with University of Oxford’s business school, which featured a focus on the interplay of data and creativity and how to lead through disruption. She also created and developed a leadership development program for high-potential leaders just below the C-suite, managed the agency’s annual talent review and succession planning process, and led development and deployment of an annual employee engagement survey and action planning process.
Before that, she spent three years as Principal Organizational Development Consultant for EMC Corporation, aligning leadership and development efforts to corporate strategy via a new competency model. Previously, she was Director, Talent Management Center of Excellence for Fidelity Investments, where she led a team and multiple vendors to develop and implement a 12-month cohort-based high potential leadership development experience. She also developed a communications and engagement plan to help managers retain and motivate high-potential employees. Earlier in her career she held similar roles with Dolphin Enterprises and Time Warner Cable.
“BCW is committed to excellence and dedicated to moving people – all kinds of people – on behalf of its clients,” said Brittingham. “This is only possible with a real investment in development of people at all levels of the organization. I am excited for everyone at BCW to be moved by learning and growth throughout their careers here.”
Brittingham reports to BCW’s Global Chief People Officer Patty Enright.