Andrea Coughlin Rowley to lead Entergy human resources
Ms. Rowley, a seasoned business leader with more than 25 years HR management experience, most recently served as the president and CEO of Advance/Evolve, a leadership and change management consulting firm.
She began her career in human resources at Shell and later served in a variety of HR leadership roles at Frito-Lay, BMC Software and Baker Hughes, where she became vice president of global transformation and led the redesign of global human resources.
Ms. Rowley was vice president, human resources, at Schlumberger/Smith International in the Wilson division, where she led not only succession planning, compensation and benefit programs, but also the company’s safety and continuous improvement departments.
She later served as vice president, human resources – residential, at Direct Energy, and as vice president of HR at Dover Corporation.
Ms. Rowley received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, majoring in human resource management, at Ohio State University. She then continued her education and received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston Law Center.
She is a member of the American Bar Association and State Bar of Texas. She is on the advisory board for CareerSHOUT, an online career management and consulting service. ■