Ms. Harris, was appointed Apacheís Vice President Human Resources, reporting directly to President and CEO Steve Farris, effective Sept. 1, 2007.
As executive vice president, Ms. Harris established the human resources group at Texas Genco, a privately held, wholesale power generation company. Prior to joining Texas Genco, she served as senior vice president at Integrated Electrical Services and vice president at Santa Fe Snyder Corporation, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Ms. Harris also was a lead consultant at Hewitt Associates, a top human resources consulting firm; worked as financial controller for the international division of Continental Airlines Harris, and started her professional career as a landman at Shell Oil Company.
She has a bachelorís degree from the Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas.