GE taps China CEO to take the lead in proposed Alstom merger
July 5, 2014, 12:00 am TWN
NEW YORK--General Electric on Thursday said the head of its China business will transfer to France to lead the U.S. company's proposed buyout of Alstom's energy businesses.
Mark Hutchinson, president and chief executive of GE Greater China, will be based in Paris to manage the integration of the French industrial company's power and grid businesses, GE said in a statement.
The British national who previously lived in France, according to a company profile, has managed the GE Greater China unit, which employs 18,000 people, for three years.