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Mohammed Mijindadi to head up General Electric Nigeria

By , ITWeb
Nigeria , 11 Feb 2021
Mohammed Mijindadi.
Mohammed Mijindadi.

General Electric has announced the appointment of Mohammed Mijindadi as President of GE Nigeria.

According to a statement released by the company, Mijindadi will focus on strengthening GE’s impact in Nigeria, building strong stakeholder relationships across Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy sectors, and supporting the businesses to develop and execute the market strategy.

The company added that Mijindadi brings over 20 years of deep domain experience as well as global and regional leadership expertise. He has been with GE for the last 13 years in various commercial country and regional leadership business roles.

“A graduate of the GE Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP), Mohammed has progressed through varied, complex assignments including Commercial Excellence Leader, Strategic Sourcing Leader and Business Development. Prior to joining GE, Mohammed worked in several US multinationals in the transportation, services, construction, and entertainment industries,” the company stated.

Commenting on the appointment, Jaime Morais, President, GE West & Central Africa said, “We are privileged to have Mohammed take up the leadership of GE in Nigeria. His track record of building and managing relationships as well as pushing to deliver business results will serve us well as we position to support our businesses for growth, transformation and operational performance in such an important and high priority market.”

Mijindadi said, “With a growing population and huge infrastructure needs, Nigeria continues to represent a significant market opportunity for GE, and I am excited to take on this challenge to drive GE’s growth in Nigeria, building on its 120 plus years of impact on the continent. I’m looking forward to working across our businesses in power, healthcare, renewable energy and aviation to create value for the country, our customers and our team on critical themes such as decarbonisation and digitalisation, as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works.”

Mijindadi serves on the boards of GE international Operations Nigeria (GEION) and GE FZE entities in addition to other external boards. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc.) in Civil Engineering from Temple University in Philadelphia and an M.B.A in Marketing and Strategic Leadership from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in State College, PA.

GE has been operating in Nigeria for over 40 years, with businesses spanning across key sectors including, power, healthcare, aviation, and renewables. 


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