Azeez Mohammed named GE Power Conversion pres/CEO
July 20, 2016 by Manufacturing AUTOMATION
Jul. 20, 2016 – Azeez Mohammed has been named the president and CEO of GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion business.
Described as a “seasoned leader with a strong technological background,” Mohammed has held a variety of positions in engineering, finance and business management in GE Power and GE Corporate worldwide. He most recently served as the president and CEO of GE’s Power Services business for Middle East and Africa.
“He was instrumental in leading GE’s digital transformation, helping to position the organization as the world’s foremost digital-industrial company by launching innovative customer solutions in the power and LNG sectors. Today, he brings that experience to the Power Conversion business where he will lead the company to reinforce its digital capacity while bringing a new focus on research and development, increasing the company’s ability to provide innovative solutions to customers for electrifying tomorrow’s energy,” said the company in a statement.
In his new role, Mohammed is responsible for continuing to build the Power Conversion business, “which drives the electric transformation of the world’s energy infrastructure across multiple industries, Mohammed will notably strengthen the capacity of Power Conversion’s service network especially in emerging markets. Power Conversion is electrifying tomorrow’s energy with efficient advanced motor, drive and control technologies allowing customers to evolve their industrial processes for a cleaner, more productive future,” noted GE. Mohammed will be based at Power Conversion’s headquarters in France.