PMO Success Story #11: Baker Hughes Incorporated
The PMO Journey
Ricardo Ferrero, Region IT Director, and Kathie Mitchell, Process Improvement Manager, Region IT Baker Hughes Incorporated
Introduction to Baker Hughes Incorporated
The Baker Hughes story begins on April 4, 1895, when a 22-year-old man named Reuben Carlton (Carl) Baker arrived in Los Angeles with a brand new suit, confidence, a heart full of hope, and 95 cents in his pocket. Baker built a business that had revenues of US$92 million and employed 327 employees in 1941. By 1959, Baker Transworld was created and had 50 branches in 16 states of America. The company grew internationally ...