Chief Transition Officer
Jody Markopoulos is Chief Transition Officer at Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE). She is responsible for leading the orderly separation from parent company, General Electric.
Previously, she was the Chief Supply Chain Officer for BHGE, responsible for sourcing, manufacturing, materials, quality and global projects. Prior to that was the Chief Operating Officer at GE Oil & Gas, where she worked across GE to leverage capabilities, technologies and efficiencies to deliver products and solutions in a customer-centric organization.
Markopoulos also served as Vice President of Global Sourcing for GE Oil & Gas, where she managed strategic sourcing operations of $10+ billion of material and services and Vice President of Sourcing for GE Energy, where she managed and procured more than $16 billion in material worldwide. She also served as President and CEO of GE Intelligent Platforms.
Markopoulos joined GE as a member of the Management Development Program in 1993 and has held numerous operational and business leadership roles in Energy, Home and Business Solutions, Energy Management and Oil & Gas. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in interdisciplinary engineering and management from Clarkson University.
She was part of the inaugural honorees of the Women in Energy Leadership awards given by the Houston Business Journal in October 2015 and her honors also include serving as Global co-chair of GE’s Women’s Network and a trustee at her alma mater, Clarkson University.