New TSI Fellows, Barbara Heim & Melinda Reeves

I am pleased to announce the addition of two outstanding HR Executives as Senior Fellows. Please join me in welcoming Barbara Heim and Melinda Reeves.

Barbara is BG Group’s Vice President of Human Resources based in Houston, Texas. She is responsible for the human resources strategy and operations in BG’s assets and the corporate center (Reading, UK). One of her key priorities is to develop BG’s talent throughout the businesses to create opportunities for individuals to grow. As a business, BG Group has been growing rapidly with establishing a large presence in Brazil, Australia and Tanzania and expanding their current operations in Kazakhstan, Trinidad and Norway. In her HR leadership role, she is responsible for the employee relations, resourcing and organization development for BG’s employees.

Prior to joining BG Group, Barbara spent 5 years as the Vice President of Human Resources for Burger King in North America and most recently, Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in Zug, Switzerland. Barbara has also held HR leadership positions in Pennzoil Quaker State, EmCare Holdings Inc., Ryder System, Colgate Palmolive and Frito Lay Inc.

Barbara serves on the advisory board for Be An Angel Fund, Inc., a non-profit organization benefiting children with multiple disabilities and profound deafness.