Lavelle to Lead GE Energy Management Digital Energy Business

August 14, 2012 by Jeff Shepard

GE announced that John Lavelle has been named vice president, Digital Energy for GE Energy Management.

GE’s Digital Energy business is a specialist in protection and control, communications, power sensing and power quality solutions. John joins Energy Management from GE Power & Water where he was vice president, global projects operation. In this role, John managed a $75 billion portfolio leading GE Energy’s projects and installations at customer sites around the world. He also serves on the GE Hitachi Nuclear Board of Directors, GE Energy’s Enterprise Risk Management team and leads GE Energy’s Human Rights initiative.

"John is a seasoned GE leader with deep knowledge of the energy industry," said Dan Janki, president and CEO of Energy Management. "His strong product expertise, global experience and understanding of our customers’ priorities make him a natural fit with the Digital Energy team. John has proven commercial and operational experience in GE and a deep passion for GE’s customers."

A 28-year GE veteran, John has held a variety of leadership positions in the business, including GM, Gasification; region executive leadership roles in Taiwan, China, South Asia and the Southern U.S.; and GM, Energy Services for commercial operations and marketing/product management.

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