From Vision to Value — Deploying Talent Management Processes and Systems to Drive Business Strategy at Baker Hughes

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 12:00pm CT

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Baker Hughes is one of the world’s largest oilfield services companies with a century-long successful track record. It operates in more than 90 countries with more than 60,000 employees delivering solutions to the oil and gas industry, and recognizes that people are its most valuable competitive differentiator.

During the past three years, Baker Hughes standardized its talent management processes and deployed the full suite of Saba Talent Management modules including performance, talent, and learning to drive its business strategy and build organizational capability.

Join Francesco Turchetti, the company’s director of talent management, to learn how Baker Hughes:

  • Implemented systems and processes globally by utilizing its HR organization model and gaining momentum with each module's deployment.
  • Leveraged transition to Saba to align training and career development across existing and newly acquired businesses.
  • Continues to lead its competence assurance program ahead of the industry requirements, using the system for documentation and accountability.
  • Engages employees through visibility of structured career development programs and learning paths.
  • Plans to deploy Saba People Cloud to enhance collaboration and knowledge sharing.


Francesco Turchetti
Director of Talent Management
Baker Hughes Inc.

Francesco Turchetti has been director of talent management at Baker Hughes Inc. since September 2008, with global responsibility for talent management and learning. Among his many projects and activities, he was instrumental in implementing Saba Performance and Saba Learning, helping Baker Hughes to become the first integrated oilfield service company to receive full accreditation for its competence management program. Turchetti was also instrumental in the development of the Eastern Hemisphere Education Center in Dubai, comprising two drilling rigs, seven wells and other specialized oilfield equipment.

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