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
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
SOURCE Baker Hughes Incorporated
/CONTACT: Gary R. Flaharty, +1-713-439-8039, or H. Gene Shiels,
+1-713-439-8822, both of Baker Hughes Incorporated/
/Web Site: http://www.bakerhughes.com /
CO: Baker Hughes Incorporated; HS&E and Security
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