American multinational conglomerate General Electric (GE) on Thursday revealed the appointment of Mohammed Mijindadi as President of its Nigerian unit.
In this role, Mohammed 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 said in a press statement.
Mohammed 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.
Before joining GE, Mohammed worked in several U.S. multinationals in the transportation, services, construction, and entertainment industries.
“We are privileged to have Mohammed take up the leadership of GE in Nigeria,” said Jaime Morais, President, GE West & Central Africa. “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.”
GE has been operating in Nigeria for over 40 years, with businesses spanning across key sectors including, power, healthcare, aviation, and renewables.
“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 decarbonization and digitalization, as we rise to the challenge of building a world that works,” Mijindadi said.
Mohammed 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 MBA in Marketing and Strategic Leadership from Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in State College, PA.