University of Vermont

School of Business Administration

Dean's Leadership Speaker Series Presents - John Dineen

President and CEO of GE Healthcare to speak at UVM School of Business Administration, Sep. 19, 2013

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John Dineen


The School of Business Administration Dean’s Leadership Speaker Series is proud to welcome John Dineen ’86, president and CEO of GE Healthcare on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11:45 a.m. in the Billings Library, North Lounge.

GE Healthcare is an $18 Billion segment of General Electric Company and the first GE business headquartered outside of the United States. With expertise in diagnostic imaging, healthcare IT, molecular diagnostics and life-sciences, GE Healthcare's broad range of products and services enable healthcare providers to better diagnose and treat cancer, heart disease, neurological diseases, and other conditions earlier. John was appointed to his current role in July 2008.

“I am pleased to welcome John Dineen back to the University of Vermont and the School of Business Administration as an invited guest of our Dean’s Leadership Speaker Series,” said Dean Sanjay Sharma. “John’s remarkable career and international leadership experience serves as a great example to our students as they prepare to enter today’s complex and dynamic global economy.”

From 2005, John served as President and CEO of GE Transportation, a $4.5 billion global leader in the rail, mining, marine, drilling and wind industries. John joined GE in 1986 as a telecommunications engineer in Rockville, Maryland. He has held a variety of leadership positions at GE, both in the U.S. and worldwide, including general manager of Plastics at GE Advanced Materials; general manager of the Power Equipment business in Plainville, Connecticut; general manager of the Meter business in Somersworth, New Hampshire; manager of finance for GE Asia in Hong Kong and President of GE Plastics Pacific. He also spent 5 years on the Corporate Audit Staff. 

The Dean’s Leadership Speaker Series provides our students with an unparalleled view of the current trends facing business leaders today.  Our mission is to equip students with the knowledge and resources to become innovative, responsible managers who are engaged and passionate about building better organizations and a better society.