Jacqueline Opal

Jacqueline Opal, Vice President, Human Resources

Jacqueline Opal is Vice President, Global Human Resources (HR), for Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), which is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets.

Named to her position in February 2019, Opal provides strategic HR guidance for B&W’s global operations including in the areas of compensation, benefits, payroll and HRIS, talent acquisition, talent management and communications.

From June 2018 through January 2019, Opal was the HR Director supporting the company’s Power and Renewable segments. Prior to that, she was the HR Director supporting the Renewable segment and was also responsible for Global Mobility. She joined B&W in February 2016 as Director, Human Resources, supporting the company’s Power segment.

From 2011 until 2016, Opal held number of progressively more responsible HR positions at Siemens Corporation including Senior HR Consultant, Senior Analyst, HR Strategy & Innovation and HR Systems, and HR Knowledge Management. From 2000 until 2011, she served in a number of roles within the Business Operations functions at Hewitt Associates / Aon Hewitt.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Service Administration as well as a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.