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President and Chief Executive Officer, Healthcare Systems, General Electric
Tom Gentile was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare’s Healthcare Systems division in May of 2011. Healthcare Systems is GE’s $12 billion business that develops some of the best-known medical technologies including: computed tomography, magnetic resonance, ultrasound, molecular imaging, patient care solutions, x-ray, interventional, life support systems and home health.
Gentile is a 13-year GE veteran and most recently spent three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Aviation’s Services division, transforming the services business into a global $7 billion platform. Before Aviation, he held a series of leadership roles in GE Capital’s businesses in the U.S., France and Australia, overseeing key acquisitions, consumer product launches and driving profitable growth.
Before GE, Gentile held leadership and strategy roles with McKinsey & Company, American broadcaster CBS, and General Motors. Gentile earned a BA in economics and his MBA from Harvard University, and studied international relations at the London School of Economics.
Tom serves as the Chairman of the Board for Care Innovations, a home health JV between GE and Intel. Tom also serves on the board of Insightec, a provider of MR guided focused ultrasound based in Israel.
Tom leads GE Healthcare’s Volunteers Network. He is a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, working to improve the city’s regional economic development, education, future workforce and quality of life and a member of the Board of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee.
Tom was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He and his wife Julie have three children.
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