Kim Tingler serves as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at A+E Networks®, the global media company encompassing A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, FYI,™, Lifetime® Movies, HISTORY en Español®, Crime+Investigation™ as well as A+E Studios™ and A+E Originals™.
In her current role, Tingler coleads the company’s human resource function, serving as a global strategic business partner for all creative and growth divisions across the company. Her functions of focus include Programming, Marketing, Communications, Digital and all of International — including the UK, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Germany and Italy — where she oversees the company’s employees and contingent workforce.
Tingler joined A+E Networks® in December 2016 as Vice President, Human Resources for the Programming, Marketing and Communications groups. During her tenure, Tingler has led the modernization of the company’s Total Rewards practice, which she continues to oversee, ensuring best-in-class compensation, benefits and human capital management systems. In addition, she assisted in the launch of A+E Originals™, the company’s unscripted development studio; oversaw onboarding of international employees across the company’s growing global ventures; and helped further strengthen a work culture conducive to creativity, transparency and performance.
Previously, Tingler was Vice President of Human Resources in the Cable Entertainment division of NBCUniversal, supporting the Bravo, Oxygen, Sprout, E! and Esquire networks. At NBCU, Tingler led various HR activities including organizational management and development, creating a common culture of excellence and growth and focusing on building a robust pipeline for talent. Tingler held various HR positions within NBCUniversal for over 10 years, except for three years in China where she launched a nonprofit organization to help children and families in underserved communities.
Tingler began her career in the Financial Management Program at General Electric. She holds a BA in accounting and business/management from Hartwick College where she played soccer.