Speaker Profile

Catherine Bension
Chief Executive Officer / SelectResources International

Catherine Bension joined SelectResources International (SRI) in 1997 following a 23-year career that included significant stints as both a client and an agency executive. She has worked to expand SRI’s search practice to address a broad portfolio of client needs and develop SRI’s growing practice in compensation and customized relationship management consulting. Ms. Bension has significant experience in multicultural marketing. As CMO for Universal Studios’ Recreation Group, she launched the first theme park industry marketing effort targeting Hispanics and continued her multicultural marketing leadership working on the agency side with clients in financial services and retail grocery. In 2002 Ms. Bension was selected by Ad Age as one of its “20 Women to Watch.” She received her M.B.A. from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.