Peter Stracar is President and CEO for GE Europe since January 1, 2018. With over 92,000 employees, 900 locations, annual revenues of €19 billion and activities in numerous key sectors including aviation, energy generation and management, healthcare and additive manufacturing, Europe is GE’s largest region and market outside the US. Peter brings Western, Central and Eastern Europe teams together and drives the strategy and growth for the next stage of GE’s evolution in Europe.
Prior to this role, from January 2013, Peter was CEO of GE Central and Eastern Europe. In this role, he was responsible for GE’s growth strategy and leading a team of more than 20,000 people across manufacturing, sourcing, sales and other functions.
Previously Peter was President of Hilti’s Asia Pacific business, based in Hong Kong, culminating in as part of an 18-year career with the Liechtenstein company.
Born in Slovakia in 1965, Peter holds a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering & Computer Science from the Technical University of Košice, and started his career at IBM Eastern Europe.
Peter is based in Prague, the Czech Republic.