Kate Bullinger Joins Weber Shandwick As Head of Employee Engagement and Change Management
NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 – Weber Shandwick, a leading global public relations firm, today announced that Kate Bullinger has joined the agency as head of employee engagement and change management in the firm’s Corporate practice, effective immediately. Based in the New York office, Bullinger will be instrumental in leading companies through organizational change and enhancing employee engagement for global organizations.
Bullinger has more than 20 years of experience working for top consulting firms globally and for one of the world’s largest foundations. In addition to her deep expertise in employee communications, Bullinger has advised numerous CEOs and Fortune 500 companies in designing organizational structures and executing strategies to maximize leadership and organizational performance.
Most recently, she was chief of staff to the president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, where she provided high-level leadership strategies, advised on executive communications and provided expertise in the area of organizational development and change management. She previously worked as a partner at Mercer Delta Consulting and was also one of the founding members of Burson-Marsteller’s change communications practice.
“We are delighted to have Kate on board to augment our employee engagement and change management offering,” said Paul Jensen, president of the firm’s North American Corporate practice. ”Companies today are increasingly recognizing employees as one of their most critical stakeholder groups, and we are fortunate to have someone of Kate’s caliber to help them navigate through their myriad of employee engagement and other organizational challenges.”
Bullinger earned a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Denison University.