GE appointed Prashant Jain to lead GE Steam Power for the South Asia region. Prashant has assumed the role of Regional General Manager GE Steam Power South Asia and Managing Director GE Power India on April 17, 2019. He joined GE from Siemens where he was most recently the CEO of Power Generation Services. Prashant succeeds Andrew H DeLeone, who was previously the Managing Director of GE Power India. Vishal Wanchoo, President & CEO of GE South Asia, said, “Prashant brings deep knowledge and vast experience which will further strengthen GE’s Steam Power business in the region.”
Prashant Jain said, “This is indeed an exciting opportunity for me. I look forward to leading and growing the GE Steam Power business in South Asia.”
Prashant has been with Siemens for 17 years, and prior to that he was with Schneider Electric. Over his career, Prashant has held roles of increasing responsibility across the energy and industrial sector, including power generation and renewable energy. GE Steam Power is one of the leaders in clean power generation from coal with a portfolio of air quality control systems that can help further lower emissions. In India, GE Steam Power has approximately 2,000 employees, one engineering center and two key manufacturing facilities, in Durgapur and Sanand. GE Steam Power recently commissioned India’s first limestone-based desulphurisation system with 100 per cent gas flow and won more than 10 orders for air quality control systems for NTPC, helping to ensure a cleaner future for India.