SPEAKER CANCELLATION: Conversations That Matter: Developing Leaders and Engaging Employees to Deliver Extraordinary Content

SHRM 2012 Strategy Conference
Workplace Application: Engage in an interactive conversation with an HR executive at Warner Bros. Entertainment to learn how about their leadership development and corporate culture.

Warner Bros. Entertainment is a global leader in the creation, production, distribution, licensing and marketing of all forms of entertainment, including feature films, television, home entertainment, digital content, animation, comic books and interactive entertainment.  Changing consumer demands are not only affecting the way Warner Bros. creates, distributes and markets its content and products but also the way the company develops and engages its leaders and employees.  Andy Ortiz, Warner Bros.’ Senior Vice President, Organization Effectiveness, will share how the company has created a leadership development, learning and engagement strategy that is aligned with the future direction of its businesses as well as its rich and unique corporate culture.   

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Andy Ortiz

Warner Bros. is a leader in the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD, digital distribution, animation, comic books, product and brand licensing, international cinemas and broadcasting. At Warner Bros., Andy Ortiz is Senior Vice President, Organization Effectiveness, a position he has held since March, 2008.

In his role, Ortiz is responsible for ensuring the development of Warner Bros. most important asset, its people. He is responsible for aligning its people with the Company’s business strategy through employee learning and development, leadership development, succession management, diversity initiatives, employee communications, employee relations, and change management. Andy also oversees all global organization development initiatives.

Prior to joining Warner Bros., Andy was Vice-President, Talent Management, Diversity, and Leadership Development for HealthNet, Inc. While at HealthNet, he was responsible for the leadership of the company’s talent pipeline including workforce planning, recruitment, diversity, associate development, leadership development, and succession management. Prior to HealthNet, Andy held numerous leadership roles in a variety of industries including financial services, cable, and automotive.

Ortiz earned his Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication. Andy is a certified executive coach from the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and a member of the International Coaching Federation.
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 This has been submitted and is pending approval from HRCI
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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