Lynn C Minella | BAE Systems | International

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Lynn C. Minella

Lynn Minella
Group Human Resources Director
“It is through the collective talents of a diverse team working together with creativity and passion that any problem can be solved and great things can be achieved.”
Lynn joined BAE Systems in June 2012 as the group director of Human Resources and as a member of the company’s Executive Committee.

Prior to joining BAE Systems, Lynn was the senior vice president for Human Resources and Communications for Air Products, a global industrial gases company in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She joined Air Products in 2004 as a member of the company’s Corporate Executive Committee and was responsible for the leadership and management of the Human Resources and Corporate Communications functions globally.

Before joining Air Products, Lynn spent 22 years at IBM, where she served in a variety of HR leadership positions. Her last three roles were vice president of Human Resources for IBM’s Software Group, vice president of Human Resources for IBM’s Technology Group, and vice president of Human Resources for Global Services Americas.

Lynn relocated to London from the United States when she joined BAE Systems. She received a bachelor’s degree in industrial and labor relations in 1981 from Cornell University.

Career Highlights: In her HR career, Lynn has been part of leading business transformations, business development, talent and leadership development initiatives, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and employee engagement programs and systems.

External positions:  Lynn was appointed a non-executive director of Ibstock plc in February 2016. She is a member of the Advisory Board for CAHRS (Centre for Advanced Human Resource Studies) at Cornell University in the USA.
When she’s not at work? Lynn enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and jogging.