THE INFRASTRUCTURE OF TRANSFORMATION: HOW AND WHY?
Business Luncheon - Major Industry Briefing Series
Friday 9 November | 11.30am - 2pm | Hilton Brisbane
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Baker Hughes - a GE Company
Transforming our businesses for a more sustainable future, Mr Lorenzo Simonelli will discuss the challenges that companies will continue to face in our dynamic and evolving environment and how digital transformation is impacting and shaping our future across all industries. With a great deal of hard work and a healthy measure of courage, Mr Simonelli believes we can break down siloes, change attitudes and disrupt traditional ways of working that, frankly, just aren’t fit for purpose any more.
ABOUT LORENZO SIMONELLI:
Lorenzo Simonelli is Chairman & CEO of Baker Hughes, a GE company. This new company combines the greatest strengths of Baker Hughes and GE Oil & Gas. Together we are building a leading digital fullstream oil and gas company that will invent smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
Before joining GE Oil & Gas, Lorenzo was President and CEO of GE Transportation, a global transportation leader in the rail, mining, marine and energy storage industries. During his five-year tenure, he expanded and diversified GE Transportation by focusing on advanced technology manufacturing, intelligent control systems, and a diverse approach to new propulsion solutions to solve the world’s toughest transportation challenges.
Lorenzo has also served as CFO Americas for GE Consumer & Industrial, as well as General Manager, Product Management for GE Appliances, Lighting, Electrical Distribution and Motors.
He joined GE’s Financial Management Program in 1994, where he worked on assignments in GE International, GE Shared Services, GE Oil & Gas and Consolidated Financial Insurance.
Originally from Tuscany, Italy, Lorenzo is a Business & Economics Graduate from Cardiff University in South Wales.
Panel facilitated by Kristin Devitt, Managing Director, KDPR