Brandon Hall Group Names Sean Kennedy as Director of Corporate Partnerships

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Kennedy is responsible for expanding current business and building new strategic partnerships with corporations looking for research, consulting, and advisory services within Brandon Hall Group’s Human Capital Management practices.

Sean Kennedy, formerly an account executive and learning and development consultant at Harvard Business Publishing, has been named Director of Corporate Partnerships at Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and advisory services firm.

Kennedy is responsible for expanding current business and building new strategic partnerships with corporations looking for research, consulting, and advisory services within Brandon Hall Group’s five research practices – Learning & Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management.

Kennedy was recognized at Harvard Business Publishing (HBP) as an effective collaborator across organizational silos who connected learning and talent strategies to organizational strategy to create business impact for clients.

“Sean is that rare person who combines business development skills with insightful thought leadership in learning and other areas of human capital management,” Brandon Hall Group CEO Mike Cooke said. “We believe his collaborative skills combined with his expertise in our practice areas will enable Brandon Hall Group to attract new partnerships with enterprise organizations that are such a vital part of our business.”

Kennedy has been at HBP since 2000, most recently as senior strategic relationship manager, where he built partnerships and drove sales of leadership development solutions with select Fortune 500 clients. He earned several industry accolades, including a CLO Magazine Gold Learning in Practice Award for Vendor Partnerships.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the team at Brandon Hall Group,” Kennedy said. “Human capital professionals today face unprecedented challenges with the pace of strategic change in their organizations and the ongoing transformation of the workforce. The team here is focused on bringing the best thinking to bear on those challenges and helping clients drive success through their people. I’m looking forward to engaging with our client community and being a part of that exciting work.”

About Brandon Hall Group:
Brandon Hall Group is a HCM research and advisory services firm that provides insights around key performance areas, including Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and HR/Workforce Management.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world-class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is focused on developing research that drives performance in emerging and large organizations, and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that combines research, benchmarking and unlimited access to data and analysts. The Membership Program offers insights and best practices to enable executives and practitioners to make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, coalesced with analyst advisory services which aim to put the research into action in a way that is practical and efficient.

For additional information about Brandon Hall Group please contact Mike Cooke:
(561) 306-3576.

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