Nabil Habayeb

Senior Vice President, GE and President & CEO, GE Global Growth Organization

Appointed June 2020

Biography

Nabil Habayeb is Senior Vice President, GE, and President & CEO of GE’s Global Growth Organization (GGO). He is responsible for leading GE’s presence across Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Russia, Central Asia, South Asia, China, and Asia Pacific. His focus is on driving strategic initiatives and relationships, strengthening GE’s company-to-country approach, developing talent, managing risk protocols, and building a strong GE brand.

In addition to his global role, Nabil also serves as the President & CEO of GE in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT). He is responsible for aligning GE’s growth strategies with the development goals of the region, with a focus on strengthening partnerships, promoting localized innovation, and empowering human capital development.

Nabil is a GE veteran of nearly 40 years. Following several global assignments, he moved to GE’s regional headquarters in Dubai in 1985, where he held several positions covering the region for various energy-related divisions of GE. He joined the Corporate team in 2004 and has held a number of executive leadership roles since then.

Nabil is passionate about promoting access to healthcare and education, and is a champion of youth empowerment and the role of women in business leadership. He serves on the boards of INJAZ Al Arab, the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington (AGSIW), the Arab Forum for Environment and Development, and the US–UAE Business Council. He is also a trustee of the American University of Beirut. He ranks first on Forbes Middle East’s “Global Meets Local—Top 100 Executives in the Arab World” list.

Nabil attended Syracuse University in New York, USA. He graduated with a B.S. degree in 1980 and a Master’s degree in 1982, both in Mechanical Engineering. Nabil is married with four children.