HOUSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI)
announced today that Arthur (Art) L. Soucy, 46, will be appointed Vice
President Supply Chain, assuming his new duties on April 1, 2009. In this
position, he will report to Martin Craighead, Vice President and Group
President Drilling and Evaluation. As previously announced, Mr. Craighead
will become Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer on April 30,
"Art brings to Baker Hughes over 27 years of experience in virtually every
supply chain role from procurement to manufacturing," said Martin Craighead.
"We expect to benefit from his insight and experience as we execute our
strategic plans to advance our capabilities in supply chain management to
become a world class leader."
Arthur (Art) L. Soucy will become Vice President Supply Chain on April 1,
2009. Most recently he was Vice President, Global Supply Chain for Pratt and
Whitney, a United Technology Corp. company, and a world leader in the design,
manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space
propulsion systems. Mr. Soucy held a variety of management positions across
different business units since beginning with Pratt and Whitney in 1995. From
1982 to 1995, he worked for Hamilton Standard, a United Technology Corp.
company, serving in various manufacturing engineering and product development
management roles. Mr. Soucy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Lesley
University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Master of Business
Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Baker Hughes provides reservoir consulting, drilling, formation
evaluation, completion and production products and services to the worldwide
oil and gas industry.
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Contact: Baker Hughes Incorporated
Gary R. Flaharty (713) 439-8039 P.O. Box 4740
H. Gene Shiels (713) 439-8822 Houston, Texas 77210-4740
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