BrandArena: Yohannes Tilahun resigns as CEO of GE Ethiopia

Wednesday 4 May 2016

Yohannes Tilahun resigns as CEO of GE Ethiopia

Yohannes Tilahun on May 1st resigned from his position as Chief Executive Officer of GE Ethiopia to pursue other opportunities.

Yohannes joined GE from Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC), where he held the role of Senior Director, Strategy.  He has also served as a special advisor to the CEO of the EIC as well as other Government Ministers on numerous issues including priority focus areas for greater economic development through private sector involvement.  Prior to this, he held roles of increasing responsibilities in the US with Wells Fargo and Morgan Stanley. Yohannes brought years of experience in designing and successfully executing large multi-stakeholder projects and leading teams to deliver results.

"We thank Yohannes for his contributions to support GE’s growth in Ethiopia and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors", said Jay Ireland, President & CEO of GE Africa.

Daniel Hailu, COO Ethiopia will be acting CEO Ethiopia until a replacement is identified.

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