General Electric has just opened new offices in Addis Ababa under GE Ethiopia to consolidate its footprint in Africa.
The facility has the capacity to host up to 60 staff members and represents a tangible commitment from GE towards a long-term partnership with its Ethiopian customers.
The President of FDRE, H.E. Dr. Mulatu Teshome was the Guest of Honor and was joined by Mr. Peter Vrooman, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the United States of America to Ethiopia, Mr. Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa; Mr. Daniel Hailu, CEO of GE in Ethiopia, as well as distinguished guests from the local Public and Private sector.
H.E. Dr. Mulatu said;“GE’s presence in Ethiopia is a demonstration of the government’s efforts to create a conducive business environment for foreign investors and further underpins the government’s commitment to support economic value in line with our aim to achieve lower middle-income status by 2025,”.
Daniel Hailu, Chief Executive Officer of GE in Ethiopia said, “GE has been operating in Ethiopia for about 9 years and has grown from a staff of one to over 40 local professionals today. We are delivering impactful outcomes for our Customers and we are eager to expand our participation in the GTP projects across the power, transportation and healthcare sectors.”