PYXERA Global Welcomes Barbara B. Lang, Isabel Hill, and Guillermo Areas to Board of Directors

PYXERA Global Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors
Jul 20, 2022 10:55 AM ET
Press Release

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2022 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global is excited to announce that Barbara B. Lang, Managing Principal and CEO of Lang Strategies, Isabel Hill, Envoy of the Sustainable Tourism Global Center, and Guillermo Areas, Head Government Relations and External Affairs Representative Office Latin America and the Caribbean at BMW have joined their Board of Directors.

Barbara B. Lang is a seasoned brand strategist and innovator with experience in a variety of sectors. Her specialties include crisis management, business development, political strategy management, executive leadership and business tactical planning, assessment, and problem-solving. She founded and currently oversees all operational management for Lang Strategies LLC. Her experience includes 12 years with the DC Chamber of Commerce, managing the organization's overall strategy and working on key projects such as Pre-K-12 education strategy and small business/entrepreneurial development. Before her time at the Chamber of Commerce, Lang was the Vice President of Corporate Services and Chief Procurement Officer for Fannie Mae. This public corporation helps provide financial services and products for low, moderate, and middle-class families. Lang currently serves on the board for Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM), the Sibley Hospital Foundation, and the FONZ (Friends of the Zoo) board. Lang authored and published her first book, Madam President: Leadership Lessons from the Top of the Ladder, in 2021.

Isabel Hill is a leader in the travel and tourism industries for her work advancing economic and social benefits associated with these industries and has been instrumental in other projects, including national security, climate change, and pandemic response. Hill currently works as an

Envoy of the Sustainable Tourism Global Center (STGC), a global coalition created to accelerate the tourism industry's transition to a more climate-friendly organization and advance the sector's contributions to the community. Until Jan. 2022, Hill served as the Director of the National Travel and Tourism Office at the U.S. Department of Commerce, leading the development of the first National Travel and Tourism Strategies in collaboration with 12 federal agencies. Hill also served as a United States Civilian Response Corps member, training as a reconstruction and stabilization planner. Hill often speaks on challenges within the tourism industry and works closely with the World Travel and Tourism Council, The World Economic Forum, the United Nations World Tourism Organization, and the World Bank.

Guillermo Areas is the Head of Government and External Affairs for Latin America and the Caribbean at BMW Group, known for his management, strategic planning, and government relations experience. With over 25 years of professional experience working in the Latin American region at the intersection of government and business, Areas is skilled in stakeholder engagement, corporate social responsibility, public policy, and negotiation. A Nicaragua native currently residing in Washington D.C., Areas is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide (AIPG) and is a member of the BMW Foundation, Responsible Leaders Network.

Lang, Hill, and Areas join an experienced group of professionals on the PYXERA Global Board of Directors, including Mark Overmann, Ian Cornell, Renée Cardwell Hughes, Jennifer Parker, Timothy Prewitt, James Calvin, Peg Willingham, Laden Manteghi, Helen Lowman, Lynne Weil, and Bill Maw.

About PYXERA Global:

For nearly 30 years, PYXERA Global has facilitated mutually beneficial partnerships between the public, private, and social sectors worldwide to create social impact projects that enrich lives and livelihoods inclusively and sustainably.