Andrew Slentz


Andrew (Andy) Slentz is Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Office Management for Hess Corporation, a global independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. He is a member of the company’s executive leadership team. 

Slentz is responsible for all aspects of human capital management, such as talent acquisition and management, performance management, leadership development, total rewards, diversity and inclusion, human resource systems, and organization development and effectiveness. He also oversees the management of major offices around the world and represents Hess as Community Executive in the Houston area. 

Slentz has 30 years of experience as a Human Resources and administrative executive in multiple industries and a variety of countries. 

Prior to joining Hess in April 2016, Slentz was with Peabody Energy, a global mining company, where he most recently held the position of Executive Vice President, Administration and Human Resources. Prior to Peabody, he progressed through increasingly senior leadership roles around the world with Rio Tinto, the Drummond Company, BHP Billiton, Pirelli Cable Company, and ExxonMobil. 

Slentz is honored to serve on the Boards of the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, Lone Star Big Brothers Big Sisters as Chairperson of the Nominating & Governance Committee, and the Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston as Chairperson of the Education Committee. 

Slentz holds a bachelor’s degree in Government from Hamilton College and