Baker Hughes, GE chief operations officer to depart

Belgacem Chariag
Belgacem Chariag

Baker Hughes, a GE company’s global chief operations officer will leave the company this month.

Belgacem Chariag will stay with the US oil service giant through January 31 to provide “transition assistance”.

Prior to his current role, Mr Chariag served as president of global operations for Baker Hughes.

He also had a stint as vice president and chief integration officer for Baker Hughes.

He served as president of the company’s eastern hemisphere operations from 2009 until 2013.

Before joining Baker Hughes, he was vice president for health, safety, environment and security for Schlumberger from January 2008 until January 2009.