Chris Brathwaite joined Tenneco in October 2018 as vice president, global communications, responsible for leading the company’s communications strategy, employee communications and external communications activities worldwide.
Before joining Tenneco, Brathwaite spent 15 years with Sears Holdings, most recently as vice president, corporate communications. Before his time at Sears, he spent three years at United Airlines as a chief spokesman. Brathwaite also worked in a variety of public relations and government affairs roles at State Farm. He began his career as a reporter and anchor with WJBC radio in Bloomington, Ill.
Brathwaite holds a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.