Certified in Senior Professional Human Resources, executive Barry Melnkovic has enabled global companies to fulfill their maximum potential. Barry Melnkovic applies his extensive knowledge and experience to implement superior business practices, support education and performance, and manage talent and executive compensation.
Barry Melnkovic took on his first professional role in 1981 as Human Resources Generalist with PPG Industries, where he earned a corporate safety award and began cultivating recognition as a turnaround specialist. Barry Melnkovic carried this reputation to his position as Vice President of Global Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness with building materials manufacturer Owens Corning. With this company, Barry Melnkovic implemented a global human resources business strategy to attract and retain high-performance talent. While at Owens Corning, Barry Melnkovic also increased job candidate interest by 33%, increased referral rates by 13%, and reduced cost-to-hire spending by $235 thousand.
In addition to his time with Owens Corning and PPG Industries, Barry Melnkovic served with international firms like Lilly Industries, Motor Coach Industries International, Inc., Holland America Line, Cummins Engine Company, and Ashland, Inc.
Prior to embarking on his successful career, Barry Melnkovic earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, graduating Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh. Barry Melnkovic went on to obtain his Master of Science in Human Resources from Rutgers University. In his spare time, Barry Melnkovic enjoys volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and the United Way.