Senior Vice President, GE & CEO, GE Renewable Energy
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.
Anne McEntee, Ph.D.
CEO, Digital Services, GE Renewable Energy
Anne M. McEntee is CEO of GE’s Renewable Energy Digital Services business, working across the broader portfolio of Onshore Wind, Offshore Wind, Grid Solutions, Hybrid Storage and Hydropower businesses to provide lifecycle services combined with digital solutions that harness the power of data and analytics to deliver real outcomes for customers.
GE is one of the world’s leading suppliers of renewable energy technology with more than 400GW’s of installed capacity in 60+ countries around the world. With manufacturing and assembly facilities in the United States, Europe, Asia and South America, the company’s current renewable product portfolio includes onshore and offshore wind turbines and hydro products and services. Anne is a 20-year GE veteran who has worked and advanced through a series of increasingly responsible assignments in the power generation, oil & gas, and renewable energy industries.
Previously, Anne spent four years as President and CEO of GE’s Onshore Wind business, which achieved record orders in 2016. Under her leadership, the business expanded globally in countries like Brazil and India, as well as growing significantly in Asia and Europe, while expanding the global services offerings with new products like repower and PowerUp.
Prior to her role in GE Renewable Energy, Anne was CEO of Flow & Process Technologies, a division of GE Oil & Gas. She has also held the role of General Manager of Power Services.
Anne was promoted to a Vice President and Company Officer of GE in March 2011. Anne holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of Grid Solutions
Heiner Markhoff is Vice-President and CEO of Grid Solutions. He started his GE career as Project Manager in GE’s Corporate Business Development Group in 1994 and took on numerous leadership roles successively at GE Plastics. In 2016, he was appointed President & CEO, GE Water & Distributed Power, where he drove operational and financial improvements and led the sale of GE Water & Process Technologies to Suez/CDPQ in 2017. He was subsequently appointed CEO of Suez Water Technologies & Solutions, a position he held until 2019.
CEO, Renewable Hybrids, GE Renewable Energy
Prakash Chandra is the Renewable Hybrids Leader for GE Renewable Energy since April 1st, 2019. In his role, Prakash Chandra drives the growth strategy for the renewable hybrid initiative that combines solar inverters, energy storage and renewable hybrids capabilities.
Since October 2017, Prakash was Chief Financial Officer for GE Renewable Energy’s Hydro business. Previously, Prakash was the global CFO for the GE Boilers business, within GE Steam Power Systems. Since 2014, Prakash held a dual role as CFO for GE Power in Asia Pacific and Regional CFO for GE in South East Asia (ASEAN).
Prakash started his career with GE in India as part of the Financial Management Program and then joined the Corporate Audit Staff. His experience on these leadership programs over 6 years included financial, compliance, M&A and risk management work across Healthcare, Energy, Media, Commercial Finance, Capital Markets, Consumer Finance and the Reinsurance businesses in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific markets. Over the following 5 years, Prakash held various roles in GE’s Financial services businesses in Asia based in Tokyo and then subsequently in Singapore where he was the CFO for GE Capital in the South East Asia region before moving to his Regional CFO role in GE ASEAN in 2011.
Prakash graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Bangalore, India. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
President & CEO, Hydro, GE Renewable Energy
Pascal Radue is the President & CEO of GE’s Hydro Solutions for GE Renewable Energy, based in Paris, France.
Pascal Radue joined from Steam Power where he led both the Clean Combustion Product Line (Boilers & Air Quality Control Systems) and the Asia Pacific Region for GE Steam Power.
Pascal Radue is a seasoned leader that brings a wealth of strategic thinking and an intense focus on execution. He has a passion for the energy industry in which he has developed a profound experience in project and general management.
He started his career with Alstom Power in Belfort, France, in 2001. He then held several leadership roles for Alstom and then for GE Power, in Australia, Switzerland, Thailand, and Malaysia. He has a proven track record of delivering complex projects in a global environment, as well as developing and implementing global transformation strategies that support business growth.
Pascal Radue is passionate about working in and building multinational collaborative teams, as well as establishing strong relationships with customers and stakeholders.
Pascal Radue holds a Master of Engineering (Hons) degree in Naval Architecture from Southampton University in the UK.
President & CEO, LM Wind Power
Olivier Fontan is the President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power business. LM Wind Power is a world leading designer and supplier of rotor blades for wind turbines.
Prior to this new role, Olivier was a GE Company Officer and the Vice President of Global Supply Chain for GE Renewable Energy. In addition, Olivier is Renewable Energy’s Business Champion for the FastWorks and HealthAhead initiatives.
Olivier led supply chain operations for Power & Water in Asia. In early 2000, Olivier joined GE Energy in France, as a Manufacturing Leader. By end of 2002, he became the Six Sigma Master Black Belt for the Hungarian plant. In 2004, Olivier moved to China, supporting new factories start up, and then he transitioned as the General Manager for these plants. In late 2006, he was named as General Manager for Asia Manufacturing, GE Energy – Global Supply Chain Management. Before joining GE, Olivier worked as Manufacturing Leader in the car industry and worked for the global sourcing organization of Alstom.
Olivier graduated with M.S degrees in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.
JOHN B. LAVELLE
President & CEO, Offshore Wind, GE Renewable Energy
John Lavelle is a GE Company Officer and the Vice President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Offshore Wind business, where he leads the global business strategy with the mission to become one of the top three players in the offshore wind industry globally.
John’s has broad experience as a 35-year GE veteran, with various leadership roles across the GE Energy business, including sales and service engineering positions before assumed the position of Region Executive for South Asia. In 2000, John relocated to the United States as General Manager of Global Marketing & Commercial Operations for GE Energy Services. From 2008 to 2012, he was the VP, Global Projects Operation for GE Energy, prior to that, John was President of GE’s Gasification business, based in Houston, TX. Prior to his appointment to GE Renewable Energy, John served as the Vice President of GE Digital Energy since August 15, 2012 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Energy Business of GE Energy Management Inc. until November 6, 2015.
John is a native of Holyoke, Massachusetts. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts - Lowell. John currently serves on the GE/Prolec Board and the Board of Trustees for St. Anselm College in Manchester, NH. He previously served on the Union Graduate College board in Schenectady, NY, the GE-Hitachi Nuclear Energy Board of Directors as well as the Schenectady Chamber of Commerce.
CEO, Onshore Wind Americas
Tim White is the Chief Executive Officer of Onshore Wind for the Americas region. Made up of North America and Latin America, the Americas region consists of 27,000+ turbines with a capacity of more than 46GW.
Tim brings a strong operations and engineering background to GE Renewable Energy, derived from his 20+ years career in the aviation industry with Collins Aerospace, UTC and Hamilton Sundstrand. He was most recently President of Power and Controls within Collins Aerospace. Previous roles included President of UTC Aerospace Systems’ Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems and Electric Systems businesses.
Tim holds a Master’s degree from Regis University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bradley University.
CEO, Onshore Wind Asia Pacific
Sheri currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Onshore Wind business in the Asia region (including Asia and ANZ continents) at GE Renewable Energy. Sheri also serves as an independent director on the Newmont Mining Co board.
Sheri joined GE in 2017, and most recently oversaw the launch of GE Renewable Energy’s industry-leading Cypress onshore wind turbine platform, as well as the launch of the best-selling 2.5-116 turbine.
Prior to joining GE, Sheri served as CTO for Autonomous Partnerships & Fleets at General Motors. During her 22-year tenure at General Motors, Ms. Hickok held various positions including Chief Engineer for Next Generation Full-Size Trucks, and Executive Director for Global Supplier Quality & Development. She also led operations at GM’s Global Noise and Vibration Center and served as Chief Engineer on the Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac XTS. Sheri joined GM in 1995 as a co-op and progressed through a number of roles within the company.
Sheri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University, Master’s degree in Engineering from Purdue University, and Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.