Baker Hughes has promoted Georgia Magno to become chief legal officer.
Magno was previously vice president and general counsel for Baker Hughes’ industrial and energy technology business. She joined the company in 2010, initially as general counsel for its global supply chain. She went on to hold legal roles in various commercial, operational and product line organizations with Baker Hughes countries, including Italy and the US.
In her new role, Magno is responsible for the energy technology company’s legal and regulatory affairs, corporate governance and compliance functions.
According to her LinkedIn profile, before joining Baker Hughes she spent more than six years with GE Oil & Gas, most recently as associate general counsel for commercial, based in Florence, Italy. She had previously been an attorney with Cleary Gottlieb and Weil Gotshal & Manges.
Lorenzo Simonelli, chair and CEO of Baker Hughes, says in a statement: ‘Georgia is a proven leader with significant experience managing international and complex affairs. Her appointment is an important step in our continued strategy to strengthen Baker Hughes for growth within energy and industrial markets.’