Business Executives

Jérôme Pécresse

Senior Vice President, GE & CEO, GE Renewable Energy

Appointed November 2015

Jérôme leads GE Renewable Energy, which combines the broadest renewable energy portfolio in the industry providing end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable, affordable green power. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts of clean, renewable energy and equipped more than 90 percent of utilities worldwide with grid solutions.

Jérôme Pécresse was appointed President of Alstom Renewable Power Sector and Executive Vice President of Alstom, in June 2011. He created Alstom’s Renewable Power business which had close to 10,000 employees and sales of around €2 billion. He joined Alstom from Imerys, where he held several positions during his 12 years there, starting with Vice President Strategy and Development until being appointed Chief Operating Officer of Imerys in 2008. Prior to this, he was with Crédit Suisse First Boston from 1992, firstly as associate, then Vice President, and finally Director responsible for mergers and acquisitions for France.

Born in 1967, Jérôme Pécresse is a former student of the Ecole Polytechnique and an engineer from Ponts & Chaussées.