By Charles Abuede
- Plans to intensify development, support businesses and execute market strategy through appointment
Mohammed Mijindadi has been appointed by the multinational corporation, General Electric (GE), as the new president of its Nigerian subsidiary. The company is seeking to build stronger stakeholder relationships across aviation, healthcare, power and renewable energy sectors in the country.
The company is a provider of gas power technology, services and solutions in Nigeria, and in a disclosure accessed by Business A.M., it noted that Mijindadi will employ his over 20 years wealth of experience and global leadership expertise to the role and the company. It also stated that in his role as the president of GE Nigeria, Mijindadi will focus on the intensification of 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.
Jaime Morais, president, GE West & Central Africa, while commenting on the appointment, said Mijindadi’s track record of building and managing relationships will serve the company well as it positions for growth.
“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,” Morais said.
Also, Mijindadi, commenting on his appointment to lead General Electric in Nigeria, 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. 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.”
Prior to his appointment to the top GE role in Nigeria, Mijindada served on the boards of GE International Operations, Nigeria; worked in several multinationals within the services, transportation, construction, entertaining industries in the United States; served in various capacities as a commercial, country, and regional leadership business roles for 13 years at GE, amongst other positions he has held for over 20 years of deep domain experience and global expertise.