Freeman Adds Chief People Officer

May 5, 2021

Dallas, TX – Freeman, the global leader in events, announced today that Amy Wynn-Steffek has joined the company as Chief People Officer to lead all aspects of people strategy, including talent management, recruitment and retention, leadership development, DEI, organizational design and process improvement.

“While we work to get our industry and customers back to in-person events, investing in our people continues to be our winning strategy,” said Freeman CEO Bob Priest-Heck. “Amy’s global expertise, people-first approach, advocacy for DEI and hands-on style will help us lead as the place to work in the events industry as we bring back hundreds of furloughed employees and add new talent and skillsets to the team.”

Prior to joining Freeman, Wynn-Steffek was SVP and Chief Human Resources Officer for Dallas-based Kosmos Energy where she was responsible for the strategy and execution of all aspects of Human Resources. She joined Kosmos after more than 12 years at Baker Hughes where she served in a variety of HR roles supporting the global business and leading an international team of more than 200 HR professionals.

“I’m proud to join Freeman at this important time to build on the strong culture and enhance the focus on our people and their development and growth,” said Wynn-Steffek. “Afterall, as we work to get our customers back to face-to-face events, the friendly ‘faces’ of Freeman are what make that all possible.”

Wynn-Steffek attended Houston Baptist University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and Marketing degree as well as a Master of Science in Human Resource Management.

About Freeman

Freeman is a global leader in events. Whether virtual, in-person, or hybrid, we are on a mission to redefine live for a new era. With a data-driven approach and the industry’s largest network of experts, our insights shape exhibitions, exhibits, and events that drive audiences to action. Our integrated full-service solutions leverage a 100-year legacy in event management as well as new technologies to deliver moments that matter.


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