Heiner Markhoff is President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Water & Process Technologies, a global business that focuses on water-related challenges. Employing approximately 7,500 people and operating in over 100 countries, Water & Process Technologies provides innovative solutions that address water availability and quality while improving customers’ productivity and meeting more stringent environmental regulations.
He is a 23-year veteran with GE and has been a company officer since 2006. He assumed his current role in October 2008, led the combined Water & Distributed Power business in 2016, and has most recently focused on the sale of GE Water & Process Technologies. Heiner has previously held several leadership positions including president for GE Plastics Europe/Middle East/Africa, general manager-automotive for GE Plastics Americas and CEO of GE Bayer Silicones. Heiner began his GE career as a member of the Corporate Business Development team in Fairfield, CT in 1994. Prior to joining GE, Heiner was with Booz Allen & Hamilton, a strategy and technology consulting firm.
Heiner serves on the board for the United Way of Bucks County in Pennsylvania, USA.
He graduated from the University of Cologne, Germany, with a degree in business administration and economics. He and his wife have 3 children and live in the greater Philadelphia area.
Day 2: Tuesday 25th April 2017
08:45 – 10:15 – Opening Plenary – CEO Forum