President & CEO, Turbomachinery & Process Solutions
Rod Christie is President and Chief Executive Officer of Turbomachinery & Process Solutions at Baker Hughes, a GE company. Since January 2016, Christie led the Turbomachinery & Process Solutions business unit at GE Oil & Gas, where he oversaw 32 manufacturing and 12 service facilities operating across 120 countries in one of the industry’s most comprehensive equipment & service providers for mechanical-drive, compression, power-generation and transmission solutions across all oil and gas segments and the industrial sector.
Christie joined GE in 1999 and held several operating roles including CEO of GE Oil & Gas’ Subsea Systems & Drilling business based in Aberdeen, UK; President of GE Energy for Central & Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS; Service Operations for GE’s Energy Services team in Europe; and Contractual Services General Manager for Europe, Middle East, Africa and India in Slough, UK.
Before joining GE, Christie spent 15 years with Scottish Hydro Electric, now Scottish & Southern Electric, in a wide range of engineering, project development and management roles. He earned an engineering degree from Glasgow Caledonian University.