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DEFINITION 6 Adds Jennifer Briskin as Chief People Officer

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Briskin was previously president of HR Innovations, Inc.

DEFINITION 6 Adds Jennifer Briskin as Chief People Officer

Customer experience agency DEFINITION 6 welcomes Jennifer Briskin as chief people officer. From startups to Fortune 500 companies GE and Fiserv, Inc., Briskin is a seasoned HR and organisational development executive and entrepreneur who brings decades of experience across myriad industries, including technology,  consumer products, and manufacturing. She will work closely with CEO Jeff Katz and President Jason Rockman, leveraging her passion and experience integrating businesses and culture through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, talent development, human capital strategies, and employee wellbeing practices.

“Jennifer is an HR rockstar,” says Katz. “She is constantly in innovation mode and the perfect leader to help steer the next chapter of D6 as we continue to evolve and grow. Her track record of structurally organizing companies and priming them for success always starts with the people, as she has a special gift for energizing individuals and teams alike, with a shared purpose.”

“I am fortunate to inherit a talented team that’s hungry to learn. A passion that trickles down from the top,” adds Briskin. “There is a wonderful synergy with the executive team at D6. It is something that doesn’t happen often and because of that, I sense we will be able to climb any mountain. It’s why I knew I had to say yes.” 

Prior to DEFINITION 6, Briskin was president of HR Innovations, Inc., a strategic organizational development and human resource consulting firm she founded in 1999. During her company’s successful run, she facilitated more than 25 company acquisitions, directed international client groups across multiple global cities for up to 5000 employees, and served as interim chief human resources officer for multiple businesses. Along the way, she impacted employees of every rank, at every stage of their career, with her out-of-the-box approach to organisational development, talent management, leadership growth, and culture change. She was also sought after for employee and C-Suite leadership development, coaching numerous CEOs along the way. 

Following an early career in corporate communications and PR, Briskin segued into the world of human resources as an HR executive at Tupperware, followed by a lengthy tenure as Human Resources Manager at GE. She was instrumental to GE’s organizational development efforts, spearheading custom-designed training programs on diversity and inclusion, team-building, performance management, and career development.

Parlaying her career experience with her passion for mindfulness and health & wellness, Briskin also makes time as a life and career coach as President of Listening Tree Wellness, a consultancy she founded in 2020, geared at both individuals and organizations. 

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DEFINITION 6, Tue, 01 Feb 2022 16:53:05 GMT