Baker Hughes recruits new head of IR
Oil company Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), has announced that Jud Bailey will join the firm as vice president of IR, effective August 2019.
In this role, Bailey will serve as principal contact for BHGE’s investors and be responsible for communicating the company’s value proposition to its shareholders and the broader financial community.
He has nearly 20 years of experience covering the energy sector and succeeds Philipp Mueller, who is leaving BHGE to pursue opportunities outside the company.
‘I am pleased to announce Jud Bailey as BHGE’s new investor relations leader. As a highly respected analyst in our sector, Jud brings deep financial and analytical skills as well as extensive understanding of the oilfield services and energy industries,’ says Brian Worrell, CFO of BHGE, in a statement.
‘With his industry expertise and strong relationships across the financial and energy communities, I am confident Jud will be an invaluable resource for our management team and investors alike.’
Bailey joins BHGE from Wells Fargo Securities, where he spent the last five years of his career as senior equity analyst and head of oil services and equipment research. Prior to Wells Fargo Securities, he was head of oil service research at ISI for two years and a senior research analyst at Jefferies & Company covering the oilfield service and drilling sectors for more than 10 years.
Prior to working in equity research, Bailey spent five years in energy corporate finance for Société Générale and NationsBank in Houston.