"We believe in the extraordinary opportunities presented by Canada. We are committed to continuing to work with our customers and stakeholders to build an even stronger Canada."
Heather Chalmers President & CEO, GE Canada; Country Leader, GE Healthcare Canada
Heather Chalmers is the President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Canada, and Country Leader for GE Healthcare Canada. The world’s foremost Digital Industrial company, GE Canada has produced industrial solutions for over 125 years and employs over 6500 Canadians across multiple sectors.
Heather Chalmers is passionately committed to leading businesses that consistently deliver Canadian innovation and outcomes to customers in Canada and globally.
As of July 2018, Heather leads the 6500 GE employees in Canada as they work to serve customer needs in the Aviation, Power and Renewable Energy Sectors. She heads GE businesses that partner with business and government leaders to reposition the Canadian economy for the future with a focus on digital, AI and Additive Manufacturing. In addition to her work leading GE in Canada, Heather continues to lead GE Canada’s successful Healthcare business.
Throughout her extensive 23-year career with GE, Heather has consistently developed and led high performing teams that are industry leaders in bringing innovative technology and digital solutions to solve complex challenges in both Canadian and global markets.
Heather joined GE Plastics in 1995 where she took on multiple commercial roles. In 2007 she took a leadership role at GE Healthcare and was promoted to Country Leader of the Healthcare business in 2014.
Holding a Chemical Engineering degree from Queens University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Business, Heather is an industry-leader who is Vice-Chair on the MEDEC Board, Treasurer of the St. Elizabeth Foundation Board, and a member of the Rotman School of Management’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Advisory Board.
About GE Canada:
The world’s foremost Digital Industrial company, GE Canada has produced industrial solutions for over 125 years and employs over 6500 Canadians across multiple sectors. GE fuels innovation across all its businesses, providing Canadians with cutting edge technology that meets their needs. GE Aviation jet engines power Air Canada and West Jet planes while GE wind turbines power over 563,000 households across the country. For over a century, GE Canada has proven its dedication to consistently delivering outcomes that benefit Canadian people and businesses
About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.