NEW YORK—Kate Bullinger has joined Weber Shandwick as head of employee engagement and change management in the firm’s corporate practice. Based in the New York office, Bullinger will be instrumental in leading companies through organizational change and enhancing employee engagement.

Bullinger has more than 20 years of experience working for top consulting firms globally and for one of the world’s largest foundations. Most recently, she was chief of staff to the president and CEO of The Atlantic Philanthropies, where she provided high-level leadership strategies, advised on executive communications and provided expertise in the area of organizational development and change management.

She previously worked as a partner at Mercer Delta Consulting and was also one of the founding members of Burson-Marsteller’s change communications practice. 
According to Paul Jensen, president of the firm’s North American corporate practice: ”Companies today are increasingly recognizing employees as one of their most critical stakeholder groups.”