Baker Hughes Appoints Russell J. Cancilla Vice President of HS&E and Security

HOUSTON, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that Russell J. Cancilla, 57, has been appointed Vice President of HS&E and Security. In this position, he will report to Chad Deaton, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

"Over the last two and a half years, Russ Cancilla successfully established a world-class security function at Baker Hughes. His broad skill set and international experience will be a significant asset in his new role and will add to the capability of our leadership team," said Chad C. Deaton, Baker Hughes' president, chairman and chief executive officer.


Russ Cancilla was appointed Vice President of HS&E and Security in January 2009. Previously, he served as Chief Security Officer for Baker Hughes since June 2006. Prior to joining Baker Hughes, Mr. Cancilla worked for Innovene as Vice President and Chief Security Officer. Before joining Innovene, he worked at BP as Vice President, Resources & Capabilities for Health, Safety, Security & Environment (HSSE) and Vice President, Real Estate and Management Services. In 1991, Russ worked at the White House as the Military Aide (Executive Assistant) to the President of the United States. This was followed by his appointment as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the US & Foreign Commercial Service, US Department of Commerce. Mr. Cancilla holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminology and a Graduate degree in Operations Management. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Executive Program at Quantico, VA.

Baker Hughes provides reservoir consulting, drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry.

    Gary R. Flaharty (713) 439-8039
    H. Gene Shiels (713) 439-8822

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