GE has announced that Rogerio Mendonça will be the President and CEO of GE Oil & Gas Latin America. Effective May 1, he will be responsible for driving business results in the region, deepening the relationship with customers, advancing local capabilities and leading the 4,500 employees.
Rogerio joined GE in 2000 and held different positions in commercial, sales, services and business operations. In 2013 he was appointed President of GE Transportation in Latin America with responsibilities for all the operation, leading the team to record levels of operational excellence and financial results; through a solid growth plan including product localization, new product development and introduction, long term alliances and strategic service deals.
Prior to GE, Rogerio worked for AB-Inbev leading the commercial operations of the food and beverages company in Brazil. He holds a bachelor degree in economics and international trade, from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, also a postgrad in Marketing from Berkeley, California University – USA
“With the discovery of the pre-salt reservoirs in Brazil, the opening of the Mexican market to new players as part of the Energy Reform, the largest oil reserves in the world in Venezuela, the new deep water discoveries in Colombia and some of the largest unconventional resources in the world in Argentina, Latin America is a region with growing importance to GE as our customers are looking for the best minds and machines to optimize their operations, and we are leveraging our diverse offering and digital expertise; which we believe is the key to unlocking that opportunity,” said Rogerio Mendonça.
This article first appeared on Penn Energy.