GE announced that Lorenzo Simonelli, who currently leads GE Transportation, will succeed Dan Heintzelman as president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas.
Simonelli is a 19-year GE veteran and has been president and CEO of GE Transportation since 2008.
He joined GE in 1994 and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program. Simonelli served as CFO Americas for Consumer & Industrial, and has held leadership positions for Appliances, Lighting, Electrical Distribution and Motors.
“Lorenzo transformed GE Transportation from a North American ‘rail’ business to a global transportation equipment and solutions provider,” GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said. “His passion for technology, his global mindset and customer focus will help GE Oil & Gas continue to grow.”
LNG World News Staff, September 23, 2013