As Cognosante’s Chief People Officer, Brent Younce is responsible for acquiring, managing, and developing talent; building and advancing organizational capabilities; driving employee engagement; and structuring the organization to advance the company’s aggressive growth plans.
He arrived at Cognosante with more than twenty years of experience in human resources. He previously served as Director of Global Human Resources for DuPont Sustainable Solutions, the consulting arm of DuPont. Brent and his team were located in the Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and U.S. regions, and were responsible for driving human capital capability and day-to-day human resources operations.
Brent also spent eight years with the Campbell Soup Company in progressive roles, the last of which was leading human resources for global research and development, corporate strategy, and marketing services. He also worked as a Human Resources Consultant for IBM Global Services, with customers in the pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries. In these customer engagements, Brent was responsible for reengineering global human resources processes, developing custom automated systems, and implementing global human resource information solutions.
Brent started his career as an Industrial Engineer in the consumer products industry. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.