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Welcoming our new Chief Talent Officer Jennifer Remling

29 January 2016

We're absolutely thrilled to welcome Jennifer Remling to our global family. Jennifer is not only our newest Essential, she'll join us as Chief Talent Officer, a newly created position. 

“In order to solve digital marketing’s toughest challenges, we need to arm ourselves with the very best talent,” said Christian Juhl, our global CEO. “At the same time, this can often be a challenge in today’s highly competitive landscape. I’m thrilled to have someone like Jennifer on board who can take our recruitment efforts to the next level as Essence further expands its global footprint.”

With over 15 years' experience in recruiting and talent acquisition, Jennifer will be accountable for all matters employment brand, our talent pipelining and sourcing as well as bolstering our proprietary selection process to fuel the agency's growth and success.

“As our industry continues to evolve, there is urgent demand for emerging skill sets and capabilities,” said Jennifer Remling, our new Chief Talent Officer. “Everyone is competing for the same talent - agencies, technology companies, publishers - and winning requires a holistic approach with a renewed emphasis not only on finding and attracting talent but onboarding and retaining it. I’m excited to join a company that makes talent core to its strategy for growth and client satisfaction. Essence has a strong culture of learning and development which is a key differentiator and a great foundation to build on as we look to scale.”

Jennifer will work closely with Dan Dobson-Smith, our Global Head of Talent and Culture, and our talent development team to better align acquisition and retention initiatives and continue to establish worldwide best practices. 

Please join us in welcoming Jennifer to Essence. You can read more about her appointment on MediaPost and The Drum.