Gillianne Hetrick

Gillianne Hetrick, Vice President, Corporate Operations

Gillianne Hetrick is Vice President, Corporate Operations, for Babcock & Wilcox (B&W), which is a global leader in energy and environmental technologies and services for the power and industrial markets.

A skilled and effective leader with a broad range of operational experience across a number of industries, Hetrick leads B&W’s global Human Resources (HR), Information Technology (IT) and Facility Services functions. She joined B&W in 2019 and subsequently took on several new roles of increasing responsibility, including for the company’s corporate projects, mergers and acquisitions, real estate management, and IT functions. She assumed her current role in August 2022.

Prior to that, Hetrick held a number of positions at small to mid-sized publicly traded companies, where she led Human Resources, IT and Safety functions, and focused on business strategy, as well as process and operational efficiency improvements.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication from Northern Michigan University. She also is an active supporter of the business community, currently serving on CAK Regional Air Service Task Force, and charitable organizations, including serving as Co-Founder and Director of The Beacon Principle, a non-profit organization that provides programs and support for those serving in the military and emergency services professions.