Meet the GE Power Conversion Leadership Team
PRESIDENT AND CEO,
GE POWER CONVERSION
Philippe Piron is the President & CEO of GE Power Conversion. He is responsible for steering the company's strategy and for continuing to develop the business across multiple energy-intensive industries, contributing to decarbonize their footprint and to electrify the world, while driving commercial and operational excellence. Philippe joined GE in November 2020. Prior to this, he was President and CEO of Alcatel Submarine Networks.
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Chief Finance Officer
Nathan Kunisky has been Power Conversion’s CFO since 2017. Nate joined GE in 2003 through GE Healthcare’s Financial Management Program. He joined the Corporate Audit Staff (CAS) in 2005 and built global expertise across several GE businesses. In 2009, he was promoted to Executive Audit Manager for Energy Infrastructure. Following his time in CAS, Nate joined Power Conversion in 2011 as the FP&A Manager. Nate has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics & Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.
Chief OPERATING Officer
Edgardo Torres is responsible for the daily running and coordination of Power Conversion operating rhythms and processes. Ed has been in this role since 2022 and prior to that was the General Manager for Power Conversion France. He has over 25 years’ experience with GE. He started in the Edison Engineering program, building up years of engineering experience before moving into roles in Commercial Operations and Quality. He has over 10 years of experience in business management.
Power Conversion UK
Andy Cooper leads the UK region and the global Marine segment for Power Conversion where he is responsible for strategy and execution for those parts of the business. Andy has 36 years GE Service, having started his career as an apprentice for the acquired Converteam business. Andy has held numerous roles in Operations/Business Management including Project Management and Commercial roles of increasing seniority. He has led the UK region since 2018.
Power Conversion France
Eric Cotelle joined GE in 2021 to lead the France region for Power Conversion where he is responsible for strategy and execution for the region. Eric has over 25 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, before joining GE he was General Manager of the Power Distribution unit of Safran Electrical & Power. He is a graduate in Aerospace Engineering from ESTACA and the French Airforce Training School. He continued his education and training with the French MoD at the IHEDN national session for Armament & Defense.
Power Conversion ASIA
Thomas Jin joined GE in 2022 to lead the Asia region for Power Conversion where he is responsible for strategy and execution for the region. Thomas has extensive leadership and industry experience gained over 30 years in various organizations. Prior to joining GE, Thomas was providing consultancy advisory services to various industries and before that he was Executive Vice President, APAC & Greater China with Kelvion in the Heat Exchanger segment. Thomas graduated from University of Sydney with an M.Eng in Electrical Engineering and has a B.Sc. in electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Power Conversion Germany
Jörg Nuttelmann joined GE in 2020 to lead the Germany region for Power Conversion where he is responsible for strategy and execution for the region. Jörg has extensive leadership experience from his time Siemens, Wabtec, and Alstom Transport. Prior to GE, Jörg was Managing Director Waggonbau Graaff GmbH. He is experienced in Lean as well as delivering strategies at production sites and driving turn around for positive financial results. Jörg graduated as an engineer from Technische Universität Brunswick.
Power Conversion India
Balaji Parthasarathy leads the India region for Power Conversion where he is responsible for business operations and execution for that region. In addition to driving strategy for the India region, Balaji is responsible for growing capability and capacity at our Engineering Development Centre (EDC). Balaji has over 20 years of experience within GE, holding critical roles driving global engineering and operations roadmaps for businesses like GE Consumer & Industrial, GE Oil & Gas, and GE Energy Connections.
Power Conversion Americas
Gagan Sood leads the Americas region for Power Conversion where he is responsible for strategy and execution for the Americas and for the Industry segment globally. Gagan joined GE in 2004 in GE Transportation. In 2006 he moved to Corporate Audit Staff (CAS).After spending three years at CAS, he moved back to Transportation, where he was responsible for Government projects. Gagan was promoted to Executive Platform leader in 2010. He then joined GE Mining to lead the Surface &Underground propulsion business.
Chief Diversity Officer
& Chief Information Officer
Alma Batista is GE Power Conversion’s Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) and Chief Information Officer. As CDO, Alma leads the effort to establish operational goals and priorities related to inclusion and diversity, providing leadership to achieve those goals in partnership with the senior leadership team and other CDOs across GE. Alma joined GE in 1998 and has over twenty years of experience in IT roles across GE Energy businesses, supporting projects across Commercial, Supply Chain Manufacturing, and Data Analytics.
Product & Technology Leader
André Borouchaki is GE Power Conversion’s Product & Technology Leader. In this role André is responsible for developing our product and strategy roadmap. André has over thirty years of industry experience, having started his career as a Software Engineer, and subsequently carrying out several technical, managerial, and commercial roles in different fields. In his most recent role before joining Power Conversion in 2020, he was the Chief Technical Officer for Danfoss.
Olivier Bugeaud is responsible for the global coordination of our sourcing activities and the implementation of best-in-class sourcing practices, processes, and tools. Olivier joined GE Power Conversion in January 2022 from Kelvion Thermal Engineered Solutions where he was Vice President Sourcing, having been with Kelvion Thermal Solutions since 2002 in various roles Procurement, Supply Chain and Project Management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages applied to International Trade and Business and a Specialization in Purchasing Marketing from Nantes Chamber of Commerce.
HR & Communications Leader
Mark Deery is Senior HR Manager for Power Conversion. He joined in 2017 from GE Steam Power Systems where he was Integration Leader for Clean Combustion and HR Leader for Environmental Control Systems. Previously he led HR for Finance, Legal &Communications for Alstom Group. Mark began his career with BAE Systems before moving to EADS, then joining Alstom in 2009. He holds a joint honors degree from Queen’s University Belfast and a Post Graduate diploma in HR Management from Manchester Metropolitan University.
Scott Dickson leads Lean for Power Conversion. Scott has been in this role since 2019, having previously led the North America region and Services for the business. Scott has been with GE for over 23 years and has had roles of increasing seniority in manufacturing, plant management,and global supply chain.
EHS & Quality Leader
Len Hill leads EHS and Quality for Power Conversion. Len has been in this role since 2017 and has over 30 years of GE service. In his time at GE, Len has held Quality, System Engineering, Product, Project leadership roles in GE Transportation and has Operations experience from his time in both the GE Lighting and Healthcare businesses. Len has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Western Carolina University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Elisa Lambertini is Power Conversion’s General Counsel and has been in this role since 2016. Elisa joined Power Conversion’s legal team in 2012 supporting the commercial team and leading the business’ commercial legal strategy. Elisa joined GE in 2005 in GE Energy Services business as Europe Senior Risk Attorney. In 2008, she assumed the role of Global Leader of ES Risk Attorneys. Before joining GE, Elisa practiced law with Baker & McKenzie. She earned her law degree from the University of Milan.