GE Transportation names its new CEO
GE has announced that Rafael Santana, president and CEO of GE Latin America, has been named president and CEO of GE Transportation.
With over 17 years of experience at the company, Santana has held various leadership positions in GE Oil and Gas, Power and Transportation before becoming the President and CEO of GE in Latin America.
Prior to joining GE, Santana held leadership roles at ExxonMobil and British American Tobacco.
In his current role, he has worked closely with the regional business leaders to make Latin America one of GE’s largest and fastest-growing regions.
“Rafael has deep roots in GE Transportation, having spent eight years in a variety of commercial and product management roles, as well as leading the Transportation team in Latin America,” said John Flannery, chairman and CEO of GE. “His experience helping teams navigate through this tough market, combined with his deep global, operational, services and industrial experience make him the perfect fit for this role. I look forward to working with him closely.”
Rafael Santana will succeed Jamie Miller, who will become chief financial officer of GE when his position becomes effective on 1 November 2017.