March 23, 2017, New York, NY – Workforce analytics and strategy consultancy Brightfield Strategies today announced two key additions to their executive team: Chief Financial Officer, Paul Ginocchio and Chief Consulting and Business Development Officer, Michael Benyamin. The executives have Brightfield poised for significant growth and bring organizational strength to a workforce industry leader.

 “Brightfield has an accomplished team with an extraordinary track record of delivering tangible results to the most sophisticated companies,” said Christopher Minnick, Co-founder and EVP.  Minnick continued, “Paul and Michael are seasoned executives with a deep understanding of our marketplace and clients and their hiring reflects Brightfield’s commitment to scaling our consulting and analytics services to deliver ever-greater value to our clients.  We’re thrilled to have two executives of this caliber joining our team and we know our clients will be thrilled as well.”

Ginocchio joins Brightfield after nearly 18 years at Deutsche Bank where he was a highly-regarded equity analyst in London, New York and San Francisco covering information services, consulting and staffing companies among others. Paul received wide praise for his industry knowledge. He was ranked as one of the top analysts in this sector by “Institutional Investor” for the last 6 years and received multiple awards from “Starmine.” Prior to Deutsche Bank, he worked in valuation consulting for Price Waterhouse in Chicago and London.  Ginocchio commented, “Brightfield’s deep domain expertise from nearly 11 years of consulting with the world’s largest companies combined with its ground-breaking data and analytics platform Talent Data Exchange (“TDX”) give it a unique and significant opportunity to assist the Global 2000 make better workforce decisions. I am thrilled to be able to use my industry and financial knowledge to help Brightfield achieve its full potential.”

Capitalizing on his nearly two decades of broad experience advising business and HR executives as well as time spent as an HR executive himself, Benyamin will lead Brightfield’s consulting and sales efforts.  Benyamin was most recently at Bank of America as the HR Executive leading HR Reporting and the Workday Center of Excellence where he played a significant role in implementing Workday’s largest client at the time. Prior to Bank of America, Michael spent 15 years at HR consultancy Towers Watson where he advised global corporations on a broad range of talent-related topics and led various firm offerings such as, Human Capital Benchmarking. With a track record of thought leadership in developing actionable insights, Benyamin understands the complexities of today’s largest global companies and how Brightfield’s consulting services and analytics platform TDX can help with their workforce planning, sourcing and analytics needs.  Benyamin commented “I’m excited to join Brightfield’s talented team and have the opportunity to ‘disrupt’ HR by providing practical solutions powered by data science.  I look forward to combining my collection of experiences to help Brightfield mature and grow rapidly.”