Alex Dimitrief | Overview
Senior Vice President, GE Company
President & CEO, GE Global
Alex Dimitrief is the President & CEO of GE Global. He is responsible for driving GE’s international growth by connecting cross-business capabilities and building localization strategies that address critical needs in the 180+ countries where GE does business. Mr. Dimitrief is a Senior Vice President of the GE Company.
Mr. Dimitrief has held a number of global leadership roles since he joined in 2007 as Vice President for Litigation & Legal Policy. Mr. Dimitrief led the Legal & Compliance functions as General Counsel for the GE Capital and GE Energy businesses (which at the time included GE Power, GE Oil & Gas, and GE Energy Connections). In 2015, Mr. Dimitrief was named the General Counsel of GE, leading a global team responsible for GE’s legal matters, compliance, governmental affairs, and environmental health and safety.
Mr. Dimitrief came to GE from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he had been a trial lawyer for 20 years. Prior to that, he was a White House Fellow in the Reagan Administration's Office of Political and Intergovernmental Affairs, and an Honors Intern at the Department of Justice. He graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in Economics & Political Science, and earned his J.D. at Harvard Law School.
Mr. Dimitrief and his wife Jill have three children and actively support numerous charitable organizations. He presently serves on the Boards of Ronald McDonald House Charities and Boston Children’s Hospital.