Chief Human Resources Officer
Harry Elsinga is Chief Human Resources Officer of Baker Hughes. Since 2008, he served as Vice President, Human Resources for GE Oil & Gas, where he was responsible for supporting 35,000 employees in more than 120 countries. Before joining GE Oil & Gas, he served as Senior Human Resources Manager for the GE International team, the precursor to GE’s Global Growth Organization (GGO), where he focused on talent acquisition, developing and localizing global talent and support of the national executive team.
He previously held a variety of positions, including Manager of Executive Development for GE Corporate and various HR business partner roles at GE Plastics. Before joining GE, he was HR manager for a major international construction company with projects in Hong Kong, Singapore, Nigeria, India, Europe and the Middle East.
Elsinga earned a bachelor’s degree in human resources in 1989 and a master’s degree in sociology from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, in 1993.