JULY 20, 2016 — Azeez Mohammed has been appointed President & CEO of GE Energy Connections' Power Conversion business, effective July 11, 2016.
Azeez comes to Power Conversion from his most recent role as President and CEO, of GE's Power Services business for Middle East and Africa. He was instrumental in leading GE's digital transformation by launching innovative customer solutions in the power and LNG sectors.
At the Power Conversion business, he will lead company efforts to reinforce its digital capacity while bringing a new focus on research and development.
Azeez has held a series of roles in engineering, finance and business management in GE Power and GE Corporate worldwide.He holds master and doctorate degrees from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor's degree from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras all in Mechanical Engineering.
"Azeez brings both global and operational expertise to our business and will be a great addition to the Energy Connections leadership team. He will be driving commercial and operational excellence for the Power Conversion business and its customers," said Russell Stokes President and CEO of GE Energy Connections and Senior Vice President of GE.
Azeez will be based at Power Conversion's headquarters in Paris.