GE announced the appointment of two new company officers. GE currently has 194 GE officers globally, and they lead large revenue generating businesses or are in critical functional roles, helping to drive growth.
Anne M. McEntee has been appointed vice president of Dresser for GE Energy Services, a business within GE Energy. In this role, McEntee, a 13-year GE veteran, will be responsible for developing and executing a growth strategy to position the division, which was recently acquired by GE, for future growth. The business segment designs and manufactures pressure and control valves, and measurement, regulation, and control solutions.
Prior to her current role, she was the general manager of Power Services for GE Energy Services, where she led the division’s global growth and expansion into India, Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. She has also held the role of general manager for GE Energy’s Quality organization where she was responsible for managing and deploying GE Energy’s quality strategy, including Six Sigma with a strong emphasis on Lean methodology.
Bill Ruh has been appointed vice president and global technology director for the Software Sciences & Analytics organization at GE Global Research, effective February 28. In this newly created leadership role, Ruh will develop GE’s R&D capabilities in areas such as advanced computing, computational intelligence, analytics, and pervasive decisioning systems.
Ruh joins GE with more than 25 years of software and services experience. Most recently, Ruh was vice president of the Solutions Technology Group at Cisco Systems. Previously, Ruh was senior vice president and chief technology officer for Software AG, Incorporated, where he was responsible for all aspects of the Solutions and Services business unit. He also has held roles with The Advisory Board, The MITRE Corporation, and IBM.