Lorenzo Simonelli

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Baker Hughes Co.

Lorenzo Simonelli

Lorenzo Simonelli

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Baker Hughes Co.

Career Highlights

Baker Hughes Holdings LLC
Baker Hughes Co.
GE Oil & Gas SpA

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1974 - Italy



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Director at PQ Holdings, Inc.

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Venture Partner, Menlo Park at New Enterprise Associates

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Professor of the Practice at Georgia Institute of Technology - Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

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Former Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer at Baker Hughes Holdings LLC

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Treasurer at Louisiana State University Foundation

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Chief Financial Officer at Baker Hughes Co.

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Chairman at Relay Ventures

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Member, Customer Advisory Board & CIO, Strategy Exchange at Sutter Hill Ventures LLC

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Executive Chairman at CCMP Capital Advisors LLC

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Chairman at Human Genome Sciences, Inc.

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Lorenzo Simonelli
Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at Baker Hughes Co.
Degree in Business & Economics

Cardiff University is a public research university that offers courses in arts, humanities and social sciences, biomedical and life sciences, and physical sciences and engineering. Being the second oldest university in Wales, it is also member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities. The University consists of 26 academic schools centered around Cathay’s Park in central Cardiff, which contains the University's main building, housing administrative facilities, and the science library; the Bute building, which contains the Welsh School of Architecture[ and the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies; the Glamorgan building, which houses the Cardiff School of Planning and Geography and Social Sciences, the Redwood Building, which houses the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; the law building which houses the Cardiff Law School; and the biosciences building, which provides facilities for both biosciences and medical teaching. A number of the University's academic facilities are also located at the Heath Park campus which is based at the University Hospital of Wales, this contains the Cardiff University School of Medicine, the School of Dentistry, the School of Healthcare Sciences, and the School of Optometry & Vision Sciences. While the Cardiff University Students' Union works to promote the interests of the student body within the University and further afield, its sports teams compete in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues. Cardiff University was founded in 1883 and is based in Wales, United Kingdom.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2008 - 2013

GE Transportation supplies surface transportation products and services. Its products include locomotive, marine engines, signaling and communications, drilling motors, mining drive and integrated mass transit systems. The firm’s services include drilling, mining, and locomotive parts and services. The company is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1994 - Prior

General Electric Consumer & Industrial provides lighting and integrated industrial equipment and systems. Its products include washers, dryers, disposers, refrigerators, and electric, gas and dual-fuel cooking products. The firm offers solutions for commercial, industrial and residential use. The company was founded in January 2004 and is headquartered in Louisville, KY.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2019 - Current

CNH Industrial NV designs, produces and sells agricultural equipment and commercial vehicles. It operates through the following business segments: Heavy construction equipment and Light construction equipment. The Heavy construction equipment segment includes general construction equipment such as large wheel loaders and excavators, and road building and site preparation equipment such as graders, compactors and dozers. Purchasers of heavy construction equipment include construction companies, municipalities, local governments, rental fleet owners, quarrying and mining companies, waste management companies and forestry-related concerns. The Light construction equipment is also know as compact and service equipment, and it includes skid-steer loaders, compact track loaders, tractor loaders, rough terrain forklifts, backhoe loaders, small wheel loaders and excavators. Purchasers of light construction equipment include contractors, residential builders, utilities, road construction companies, rental fleet owners, landscapers, logistics companies and farmers. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Current

Baker Hughes Co. is a holding company. The firm engages in the provision of oilfield products, services, and digital solutions. It operates through the following segments: Oilfield Services (OFS), Oilfield Equipment (OFE), Turbomachinery & Process Solutions (TPS) and Digital Solutions (DS). The OFS segment provides products and services for on and offshore operations across the lifecycle of a well, ranging from drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention. The OFE segment provides a broad portfolio of products and services required to facilitate the safe and reliable flow of hydrocarbons from the subsea wellhead to the surface production facilities. The TPS segment provides equipment and related services for mechanical-drive, compression and power-generation applications. The DS segment provides operating technologies helping to improve the health, productivity, and safety of asset intensive industries and enable the Industrial Internet of Things. The company was founded in April, 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2017 - Current

Baker Hughes Holdings LLC supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. It provides products and services for other businesses including downstream chemicals, and process and pipeline services. The company is headquartered in Houston, TX.

Member, Board of Directors

Greater Houston Partnership operates as a place for community-minded business leaders who want to be involved in Houston''s positive growth and influence the direction. The company was founded in 1840 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.


World Business Chicago provides economic data and statistical assistance services. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Public Holdings
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Awards & Honors
Rank #24
Fortune Magazine - 40 under 40
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