Maria Claudia Borras
Chief Commercial Officer
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Maria Claudia Borras is the Chief Commercial Officer for Baker Hughes, A GE Company, a leading supplier of products, services and solutions to the oil & gas industry. Based in Houston, Texas Maria Claudia manages a team of over 4000 employees globally in the sales, commercial, key accounts and marketing organizations of the company. She was appointed to this position in January 2015 when she joined GE as a Company Officer.
A 25-year oil & gas sector veteran, Maria Claudia graduated in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de Amèrica, Bogotà Colombia in 1991. On leaving university she joined Esso as a Production Engineer and as her career developed, moved first into operations, then to marketing and management. She joined Baker Hughes in Colombia in 1993 and in her 20 years with the company took on roles of increasing responsibility including several regional and global roles – leading the Key Account and marketing organisations and as President of Europe.
Prior to joining GE, Borras served as President of Latin America for Baker Hughes, a position she had held since 2013, where she managed a US$2 billion business with close to 6000 employees and a diverse range of customers.
Maria Claudia has broad experience in organizational transformation, process improvement and executing growth strategies. She is actively involved in the GE Women’s Network and the GE Hispanic Forum.