CEO, Onshore Wind Asia Pacific, GE Renewable Energ
United States of America
Mahesh Palashikar is the CEO, Onshore Wind Asia Pacific, GE Renewable Energy business in the South Asia region, a leading global provider of wind and solar energy products and services and energy storage solutions. Mahesh is a 14-year GE veteran who has worked and advanced through a series of increasingly responsible assignments in manufacturing operations, global supply chain, quality, six sigma, sales and services within GE’s Healthcare and Power & Water divisions. Prior to his current role, Mahesh was the Region General Manager of Power Generation Services in India region, a division of GE Power & Water. In this role, Mahesh led the team in delivering comprehensive service solutions to customers’ power plants having GE’s heavy duty gas turbines, steam turbines and generators. Previous to that, Mahesh held various roles in GE’s Healthcare business, as business team leader, six sigma and lean leader, including quality and sales roles over five years in the USA. Prior to joining GE in 2000, Mahesh worked for more than a decade with Philips in India in their industrial and automotive electronics business. Mahesh holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a degree in cost and works accounting from India and a master’s degree in business administration from USA. He has also received GE’s six sigma master black belt certification while in the USA.