Chatham University

Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series

Debra Burk

Vice President, Human Resources

Debra Burk Debra Burk joined ANSYS in May, 2011 bringing extensive global human resource management expertise in North America, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining ANSYS, Burk held various vice president human resources positions for Thermo Fisher Scientific, in various divisions, groups and regions (Asia Pacific). Prior to Thermo Fisher, she held human resources leadership roles within IBM (former Transarc, Inc.) and II-VI, Inc. Burk holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Robert Morris University and an M.S. in Human Resources from LaRoche College. She is also a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) from the Human Resource Certification Institute.