Cynthia Augustine

by Edward Cates
Cynthia Augustine
Global Chief Talent Officer

Cynthia Augustine is Global Chief Talent Officer for FCB.

In this role, Augustine sees empathetic listening as a central aspect of her work as well as her identity. At the same time, she operates with constant strategic acumen, astutely envisioning the bigger picture and bringing top talent together in FCB’s diverse, high-performing, award-winning teams.

Augustine creates and implements programs that develop and fortifies her colleagues and creates meaningful cultural change. In her first year at FCB, she developed a day-long workshop on implicit bias, helping company leaders understand how assumptions can affect hiring decisions, workplace culture, and the creative product.

Augustine also brought developmental and learning programs for all levels of the organization, instituted groundbreaking programs, like flexible time-off and helped recruit the first woman to hold the position of Global Chief Creative Officer in a major ad industry network.

Augustine’s eclectic experience, including as an employment lawyer, President of a Broadcast group, as well as leading HR and Talent Management. She has helped companies, including The New York Times and Time Warner, deliver against strategic goals.

Augustine holds a Bachelor’s from Sarah Lawrence College and a JD from Rutgers University.

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