BAKER Hughes has appointed CCMP Capital Advisors chairman Greg Brenneman and retired chairman, president, and chief executive officer of DCP Midstream Bill Easter III to its board of directors.

Mr Easter, aged 64, has served in several leadership, operating, and commercial roles at ConocoPhillips, including areas related to gas and natural gas liquids as well as petroleum refining, marketing, and transportation―domestically and internationally.

Mr Easter, who earned a master of science degree in management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, is also a director of Concho Resources and Delta Airlines.

Before serving as chairman of CCMP Capital, Mr Brenneman, age 52, held a variety of senior-level management positions, including chairman and CEO of Quiznos and Burger King, CEO of PWC Consulting, and president of Continental Airlines.

Mr Brenneman also serves on the board of directors of Automatic Data Processing, is lead director of the board of The Home Depot and is chairman of the board of Francesca’s Collections.