Pete McCabe is a GE Company Officer and the President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind business. With more than 30,000 wind turbines installed globally, GE is one of the world's leading onshore turbine suppliers. GE’s portfolio of turbines feature rated capacities from 1.7 MW to 4.8 MW, and are suited to meet the needs of a broad range of wind regimes. Pete is based in Chicago, IL and manages over 3,000 employees worldwide.
Pete was previously Vice President of Global Services Organization (GSO) for GE Transportation, where he led a team in overseeing maintenance agreements for part sales, asset maintenance, global remanufacturing, fulfillment and the development of advanced software and analytics.
Pete began his career with GE in 1988 as a member of the Company’s Manufacturing Management program. He completed assignments with GE Aerospace and GE Plastics, and had responsibilities in Sourcing, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and front-line supervision. Upon program completion, Pete joined GE Plastics as Indirect and Direct Sourcing leader for the Mt. Vernon, IN sites before being named Product Engineer for the Lexan finishing operation.
In 1994, Pete joined Halliburton Energy Services as Business Unit Manager of what was then a $75MM P&L. He then led the supply chain design, and Completion Products business implementation, of a global enterprise resource planning (ERP) system across the world. In 1998, Pete joined I-Gate Capital as the Managing Principal for their SAP Supply Chain group.
In 2000, Pete joined GE’s Corporate Initiatives Group with responsibilities for e-procurement and corporate indirect and direct sourcing. One year later, he joined GE Medical Systems (now known as GE Healthcare) as the General Manager of Learning Solutions. He led the creation of its Performance Solutions business and was named General Manager of Performance Services in 2002.
By 2004, Pete was appointed Quality Leader for GE Healthcare. In this role, Pete was responsible for leading the businesses Lean and Six Sigma efforts where the team launched NPS, global product quality initiatives, customer quality initiatives and GE Healthcare’s drive to improve the speed and quality of our key customer facing processes. In 2006, he was named President and CEO of GE Healthcare’s Surgery business and helped the team successfully respond to an FDA consent decree. In 2010 he moved to Paris and was named President and CEO of GE Healthcare Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Pete was then named Vice President of Global Operations for GE Global Growth & Operations (GGO). Based out of London, he led a team in identifying, building and operating shared services for GE’s core financial processes based out of London.
Pete earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1998 from Northeastern University. He and his wife have three daughters.