American multinational conglomerate, General Electric (GE) has appointed Mohammed Mijindadi as the new President of its Nigerian subsidiary.
Mohammed becomes President after Nigerian business tycoon, Lazarus Angbazo, who has led GE Nigeria operations since 2012. In the role, Mohammed will focus on driving greater growth for GE’s business interests across the Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy sectors. He will also lead the development and execution of market strategies as well as build strong investor alliance.
Speaking on his appointment as President of GE Nigeria, Mohammed 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.Mohammed Mijindadi, President, GE Nigeria
“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 decarbonization and digitalization, as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works,” he added.
As a business magnate with over 20 years of global industry experience and expertise, Mohammed comes highly recommended.
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.Jaime Morais, President, GE West & Central Africa
Mohammed currently serves on the boards of GE international Operations Nigeria (GEION) and GE FZE entities in addition to other external boards.
About Mohammed Mijindadi
Prior to his latest appointment, Mohammed Mijindandi has led the Gas Power Systems unit at GE Power as Managing Director since 2015.
He steered the growth of an expanded suite of new unit gas power products and new unit service agreements for optimal customer life-cycle value. Before assuming this role, Mohammed worked as the Director of Sales for Sub Saharan Africa between 2014 and 2015.
Mohammed began his GE career in 2007 after previous stints as a Project Engineer at Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) and Graduate Assistant at Penn State University.
He went on to aggregate over 13 years of cognate industry experience with GE spanning various roles which included working as an Experienced Commercial Leadership Program (ECLP) Associate and Commercial (TST) Leader for English West & East Africa.
Mohammed possesses a blend of Nigerian and American tertiary education. He is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University (Zaria) and Temple University (Philadelphia), where he earned BSc degrees in Civil Engineering. He also holds an MBA in Corporate Marketing Management from Penn State University, Pennsylvania.
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