Babcock Canada appointments new Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services
Babcock Canada is delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah McMillan as the new Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services.
As Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Services at Babcock Canada, Sarah is responsible for developing and implementing the business strategic Corporate Services agenda, including Human Resources, Health Safety and Environment, Information Technology, Information Services, Internal Communications, Corporate Quality, Infrastructure and Security, for all sectors of Babcock Canada. Sarah assumes this position as Catherine O’Reilly begins her secondment in the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining Babcock, Sarah served in a variety of Canadian frigates, destroyers and HMCS Preserver as a Maritime Surface Officer before accepting an occupational transfer to the Personnel Selection Branch for a combined total of 26 years. She was appointed to an Assistant Professor position within the Department of Military Psychology and Leadership at Canada’s Royal Military College (RMC) and taught, in both official languages. She also worked extensively in Halifax as the Formation Personnel Selection Officer for Maritime Forces Atlantic.
As a Commander, Sarah worked at the National Defence Headquarters for the Director Military Personnel Operational Research and Analysis as the Operational Effectiveness and Leadership Team Leader conducting cutting edge and award winning behavioural science research in applied military settings. She was also a member of several Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Armed Forces’ strategic staffs and served with NATO in Kabul, Afghanistan, mentoring the Afghan Army’s top leadership in matters related to Strategic HR, for which she earned a Commander’s Commendation. Sarah served as Chief of Staff for Federal Fleet Services in Ottawa prior to joining Babcock.
In 2019, Sarah was named as one of Esprit de Corps Magazine’s Top Women in Defence and Security.