Maria Claudia Borras
President & CEO, Oilfield Services
Maria Claudia Borras is President & CEO, Oilfield Services, at Baker Hughes, a GE company, and is responsible for setting the business and value-creation strategies of the Oilfield Services business. In this role, Borras leads approximately 30,000 employees.
She brings to this role more than 25 years of experience in the oil & gas sector, serving most recently as Chief Commercial Officer at GE Oil & Gas. In this capacity, she managed a global team of more than 4000 sales, commercial, and marketing professionals.
Borras came to GE Oil & Gas in January 2015 from Baker Hughes, which she joined in 1993. From 2013 to her assignment with GE Oil & Gas, she served as President, Latin America Region, overseeing a $2 billion business with approximately 6,000 employees and a diverse range of customers.
She also served as President, Europe/Africa/Russia Caspian Region; Vice President, Global Marketing; Vice President, Centrilift Marketing; and Area Manager for a number of countries in Latin America.
Borras began her career in the oil & gas industry in 1991 as a production engineer for Esso in Bogotá, Colombia. She then moved into operations, marketing, and management roles at Esso before joining Baker Hughes.
She earned a degree in petroleum engineering from the Universidad de América, Bogotá, Colombia, in 1991.
Borras has broad experience in organizational transformation, process improvement and growth strategies. She is actively involved in the GE Women’s Network and the GE Hispanic Forum. She also serves as Oil & Gas Business Champion in the Accelerated Leadership Program (XLP), a premier program for senior leaders at GE.