Bristow Taps Ware to Lead Global HR

Bristow Group has appointed Hilary Ware as Vice President, Global Human Resources. Ware will report directly to William E. Chiles, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bristow.

William E. Chiles, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am excited to announce the appointment of Hilary to our senior management team. Hilary brings extensive experience and knowledge in global human resources at the executive level. During the course of her life and career, Hilary has lived and worked in Europe, Russia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East, and we believe her international experience and perspective will be very beneficial to Bristow as we seek to grow our operations worldwide."

Prior to joining Bristow, Ware served as Vice President, Human Resources for BHP Billiton Petroleum, the multinational oil & gas exploration and production division of BHP Billiton from 2006 to 2007. Prior to joining BHP Billiton, Ware was Vice President Human Resources, Worldwide for Hanover Compressor Company, an international gas compression company, from 2002 to 2006. Prior to 2002, Ware served for 20 years in a variety of roles as a human resources professional with BP and its predecessor companies followed by a brief tenure as a principle at De Novo Partners, a Houston-based human resources consulting firm.

Ware earned a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Psychology from the University of California at Berkley in 1977.