President & CEO, Asia-Pacific & China, GE Transpor
United States of America
Nalin Jain leads GE’s Transportation businesses in Asia-Pacific and China which include key markets such as Australia. In this role, Nalin aims to strengthen the business footprint and global capabilities across the region. He played a key role in winning the India Diesel Locomotive project worth USD 2.5 Billion, which is GE Transportation’s largest deal ever. Prior to this, Nalin was the CEO for GE Aviation and GE Transportation in the South Asia region. He joined GE Aviation in 2005 as Director Sales and was promoted to lead the GE Aviation business in 2008. Under his leadership, the Aviation business made significant gains in the region and established a strong footprint for GE. He assumed additional responsibility for GE Transportation’s business in India in 2012. Prior to GE, he was Director Global Partnerships with Bombardier Inc focused on business development and strategy in India and SE Asia. In this role, he was instrumental in getting Bombardier engaged with this region including completion of some significant transactions. He started his career with French engineered materials company Saint– Gobain occupying different positions of increasing responsibility in sales & marketing, business development and general management. Nalin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Surat and an MBA from the founding batch of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Nalin is a member of various infrastructure related industry associations and committees and provides his inputs on these sectors on a regular basis. He is also on the Executive Board of US India Aviation Cooperation Program and a Board of Director of CFM Training School in India.