Warner Bros. Discovery has tapped former WPP exec Jennifer Remling to succeed chief folks and tradition officer Adria Alpert Romm within the prime human assets put up on the Hollywood studio.
Jennifer Remling, most just lately WPP’s international chief folks officer, will succeed Alpert Romm, who first introduced her retirement plans in June 2023 after being a longtime adviser to WBD CEO David Zaslav.
“I’ve been extremely lucky to have Adria by my facet for greater than 30 years as certainly one of my closest advisors,” Zaslav mentioned in a press release as he paid tribute to Alpert Romm, who will likely be changed by Remling after she joins the corporate in Jan. 2024, reporting to the CEO. Alpert Romm accomplished human assets stints at NBCUniversal, Discovery and Warner Bros. Discovery, earlier than saying plans to depart the studio.
“Whereas Jennifer has huge footwear to fill, she is exceptionally gifted and extremely revered in her personal proper, having led large-scale HR groups in help of advanced international organizations with tens of 1000’s of workers. The lasting influence she’s made at WPP underscores her sturdy help of worker growth and DEI initiatives in addition to her clear dedication to making a constructive and nurturing office atmosphere. We couldn’t be extra excited to have her be part of our management group,” Zaslav added.
Combining AT&T’s WarnerMedia unit and Discovery to create Warner Bros. Discovery referred to as for a variety of post-merger cost-cutting strikes, which included worker layoffs and trimming the studio’s total content material spending.
Remling was most just lately international chief folks officer for WPP, the promoting and advertising and marketing large. She additionally had human assets exec roles at GroupM, Essence and R/GA.