Scott L. Strazik
Chief Executive Officer
GE Gas Power
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Scott is the Chief Executive Officer of GE’s Gas Power business, which combines the talent, technology and capabilities of the company's Gas Power Systems and Power Services businesses into one unified gas life cycle organization. Gas Power offers power producers the technology, services, knowledge and insights they need to build, operate and maintain gas power generation plants.
Scott has more than 20 years of finance, operations and leadership experience with GE, including seven years in the company’s gas power businesses. In 2011, he was named Chief Financial Officer for GE Aviation’s Commercial Engine Operations organization; in July 2013, he was named Chief Financial Officer for GE’s Gas Power Systems business. He was also the Sales & Commercial Operations leader for Gas Power Systems and helped launch GE’s HA gas turbine with 100+ booked orders in the program's first five years —one of GE’s most successful new product introductions.
In 2017, he was named president and CEO of GE’s Power Services business, responsible for delivering a global services strategy to help power producers make better decisions across the entire life cycle of their power generation assets.
Scott was named an officer of the General Electric Company in 2015 and appointed to his current role in November 2018.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University, as well as a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs with a focus on Economics and Public Policy.
President & CEO, GE Power Portfolio
Russell Stokes is the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GE Power Portfolio businesses and a Senior Vice President of GE as of June 2017. In this role, he is responsible for leading the company's strategy on technology, solutions and services across the entire energy value chain from the point of generation to consumption. In addition, he serves as the CEO of Power Portfolio’s Steam Power business.
Power Portfolio was created, as part of an effort led by Russell while he was CEO of GE Power, to restructure the business into two more customer and market-aligned entities. Before leading GE Power, Russell was the President & CEO of GE Energy Connections, the electrification, grid and controls business of GE. Backed in 2013, he also served as the President & CEO of GE Transportation, a global leader in rail, mining and marine industries. Russell has also held numerous leadership positions in finance, operations and services within GE Transportation, GE Aviation and GE Lighting.
Russell plays an active role in the Atlanta community. He is a member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Executive Committee, the Atlanta Committee for Progress, 3DE by Junior Achievement – an association dedicated to re-engineering high school education - and a Board Trustee of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Russell graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in finance and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program.
President & CEO, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Jay Wileman was named president and chief executive officer of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) on Nov. 2, 2015. In this role, he is responsible for leading the $1 billion nuclear business with manufacturing, services, and sales facilities around the globe. He is also responsible for managing the joint venture between the General Electric Corp. and Hitachi Corp.
Previously he served as senior vice president of nuclear plant projects and chief operating officer, a position he assumed in 2012.
Prior to that, Jay led GE Energy’s efforts across Sub-Saharan Africa, serving as its president since 2009. He led the team that provides integrated product and service solutions that meet Africa’s needs in oil, natural gas, power generation, water, renewables, and new grid modernization.
A seasoned executive with more than 25 years’ experience, he has a wealth of international knowledge, having led a great number of global teams to success across the energy spectrum while on assignment. Since joining GE in 1994, Jay has held positions in engineering, manufacturing, industrial services and financial services in the U.S., Japan, Italy, Australia, and South Africa. Prior to assuming the Sub-Saharan Africa energy role, he served as GE’s global mining leader. Before that, Jay was president and CEO of GE Equipment Services-Rail Services, where he managed and led the business’ railcar and intermodal services and leasing fleet. He also served for four years as general manager for Global Services for GE Oil & Gas in Florence, Italy where he led double-digit growth in customized service agreements. Additionally, he drove the development of conventional services into technology-based solutions for a worldwide customer base.
He has had past extensive experience in GE’s nuclear business where he spent more than eight years in progressively larger positions in engineering, manufacturing, business development, and services. Jay was a nuclear fuel engineer and commercial manager for Southern Nuclear before he joined GE.
Jay received a bachelor of science in nuclear engineering from Mississippi State University and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.