CWT has appointed Richard Thompson as Vice
President of Global Internal Communications & Culture.
newly expanded role, Richard and his team will be responsible for
the development of CWT culture, employee engagement, people
strategy and HR analytics, in addition to continuing his charge of
global internal communications.
Richard, a member of both the Human Resources and
Traveler Experience leadership teams, reports to Catherine Maguire-Vielle,
CWTís Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer.
will relocate from Paris to CWT HQ in Minneapolis.
ďHaving spent the last three
years transforming, shaping and successfully delivering on CWTís
global employee communication strategy, Richardís knowledge and
understanding of our business, people and culture is second to
none,Ē said Catherine Maguire-Vielle. ďItís this experience
alongside Richardís extensive change communication acumen that
positions him perfectly to take our people strategy to new heights
as a source of measurable value for our employees, customers and
company operations alike.Ē
Having joined the
company as a Global Employee Communications Director in 2016,
Richard was promoted a year later to head of Global Internal
Communications. He and his team were instrumental in building CWT
Buzz, the companyís enterprise social intranet and
online employee community.
joining CWT, Richard spent over 25 years consulting in the
automotive, manufacturing and B2B spaces with companies like
Nissan Europe, Capgemini, Technip and Cargill where he
successfully addressed the change and corporate communication
challenges faced by multinational companies during global
Richard has a Bachelor of English Literature from
the University of California, Santa Cruz.