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Matt Brynildson

Chief People Officer

Matt Brynildson is BBB’s executive vice president and chief people officer, reporting to CEO Duncan Gillis.


As the leader of BBB’s global human resources teams, Matt supports their work to enable the company’s strong growth and customer focus with effective and efficient talent management, total rewards, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, professional development, and safety processes, programs and systems.


Matt joined BBB in 2015 in this role after over 20 years of progressively responsible international HR leadership roles with PACCAR, Meritor, Coca-Cola and Chevron. He began his career as an HR consultant and project manager with Hewitt Associates.

Matt earned a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from the University of Michigan, both with honors, and an MLIR from Michigan State University. He has also earned SPHR, CCP and CEBS professional certifications.


Matt and his wife Mary live in Fairhope, Alabama. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, renovating houses, and sailing on Lake Michigan.