John Dineen is President and CEO of GE Healthcare. Formerly GE Medical Systems and now a $17 billion business, GE Healthcare is the global leader in medical diagnostic technology and biosciences. He was appointed to his current role in July 2008.
In 2005, Dineen was named President and CEO of GE Transportation , a $4.5 billion global leader in the rail, mining, marine, drilling and wind industries.
Dineen joined GE in 1986 as a telecommunications engineer in Rockville, Maryland. He has held a variety of leadership positions at GE, both in the U.S. and worldwide, including General Manager of the Power Equipment business in Plainville, Connecticut; General Manager of the Meter business in Somersworth, New Hampshire; General Manager of the Microwave and Air-conditioning businesses in Louisville, Kentucky; Manager of finance for GE Asia in Hong Kong; and President of GE Plastics Pacific. He has served in various assignments in Corporate Finance, and most recently he served as Vice President and General Manager of Plastics at GE Advanced Materials.
Dineen is a graduate of the University of Vermont where he earned Bachelor's degrees in biology/genetics and computer science.
He and his wife have two children.