Suzan Barghash

Suzan Barghash

Vice President, Human Resources Strategy and Solutions

As Vice President, Human Resources Strategy and Solutions, Suzan Barghash plays a key role as a strategic business partner to the leadership of PG&E. She is responsible for leading HR strategy formulation and prioritization to support business and customer needs. She also identifies and addresses organizational effectiveness issues and leads an HR team that provides differentiated HR business partner and seamless operational support to the coworkers of PG&E.


Barghash leads the HR teams responsible for organizational effectiveness and development, labor relations, a project management office and resources that support execution of HR and enterprise priorities, and coworker solutions such as employee relations and the employee support line on an enterprise level.


Barghash has more than 20 years of HR experience within the U.S., EMEA and APAC. She joined most recently from Applied Materials, where she spent 12 years in various HR functions, including leading the design and development of the HR Operations function with a focus on improving the company's HR service delivery model through streamlined processes, automation, and increased efficiency and speed. She also oversaw a team of strategic HR business partners providing support to many businesses and functions across the company, including the CFO, CTO, CIO, CHRO and General Counsel, as well as business functions including Strategy, Corporate Business Development and Worldwide Operations.


She previously held global and regional HR leadership roles at Cargill, Honeywell Inc, and Barclays Capital. Barghash holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science with a minor in marketing from Kuwait University.