Kiko Washington, Warner Bros. Entertainment’s government vp of worldwide human sources, is retiring on the finish of 2020 after 35 years with the corporate.
“I’m so fortunate to have spent the final 35 years with HBO and Warner Bros., two very profitable corporations with extremely particular cultures,” stated Washington. “And, whereas I labored all around the world for these nice organizations, I’m a lot luckier now. I get to spend extra time with my household, Jewels, Austin and Bianca!”
Washington has held his most up-to-date function since 2009, managing the corporate’s world HR division, together with organizational planning and improvement, recruitment, compensation and advantages, worker coaching and improvement, worker relations, worker communications, shared companies and work-life initiatives.
In an inner memo, Warner Bros. CEO and WarnerMedia’s studio and networks group head Ann Sarnoff credit Washington with enjoying an “integral function in shaping Warner Bros.’ tradition.”
Washington joined Warner Bros. in 2000 as senior VP of worldwide human sources; prior to that, he hung out as a VP in HR at Time Warner and 15 years as a VP in the identical area at HBO. The Santa Monica, Calif. resident is now “wanting ahead to exploring the world, residing with ardour and consciousness, and making a constructive distinction.”
Sarnoff’s full word to employees is under:
It’s with combined feelings that I announce that after greater than 35 years as half of the WarnerMedia/Time Warner household, Kiko Washington, EVP Worldwide Human Resources, has determined to retire on the finish of the yr.
This has been a time of reflection for therefore many, and Kiko and I’ve been speaking about his plans for some time. Ultimately, he determined he’s prepared to spend extra time along with his household – Jewels, Austin and Bianca. As you all know, Kiko has contributed drastically to our total success, enjoying an integral function in shaping Warner Bros.’ tradition, in addition to a quantity of initiatives and insurance policies round worker engagement, inclusion and belonging. He helped set up our Business Resource Groups and numerous worker actions during the last 20 years at WB.
I need to thank Kiko for his help, camaraderie and partnership since I joined the corporate final yr. We will miss him drastically. Please be a part of me in wishing Kiko all the most effective. He’ll all the time be half of the Warner Bros. household.”