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Philippe Piron
Philippe Piron
Chief Executive Officer, Electrification Systems

Philippe Piron is chief executive officer (CEO) of GE Vernova’s Electrification Systems businesses, which provide products and services required for the transmission, distribution, conversion, storage, and orchestration of electricity from point of generation to point of consumption. He also serves as president and CEO of GE Vernova’s Grid Solutions and Power Conversion businesses. 

Philippe has more than 25 years’ experience developing and transforming high-tech and industrial companies with a global footprint and has been deeply involved in the fields of Energy, Aerospace & Defense, Marine, Telecoms and Digital. 

He joined GE in November 2020 as president & CEO of GE Power Conversion. Prior to this, he was president & CEO of Alcatel Submarine Networks (Telecom, Oil & Gas, Defense), CEO of GEA Group (Oil & Gas, Power, Renewables) and managing director of Roxel Propulsion Systems (Aerospace & Defense, Energetics).

Philippe is Chairman of the Board of GE France and has been distinguished as Knight of the Legion of Honor by the French Republic Presidency. He graduated with a PhD in Technology Management from Ecole Polytechnique in France.