Executive Sourcing Leader, Aviation Systems, GE Aviation
Ashok joined GE in 1999 in New Delhi, India as Asia Indirect Sourcing Leader. Around 18 months into the role, he got posted to South Korea to lead the North Asia (minus China) Sourcing for GE Power. Over next 18 months into that role, Ashok got posted in Atlanta, US as a Global Commodity Leader for GE Power Sourcing. Ashok held a variety of roles in GE Power & Water Sourcing with incremental responsibilities over 8 years. Ashok joined GE Oil & Gas business in 2010 leading a $700M business sourcing. In Feb. 2016, Ashok moved to GE Aviation, becoming the Executive Sourcing Leader for a $2B Aviation Systems group of businesses.
Before joining GE, Ashok worked with Siemens Ltd, India in various capacities spanning Design, Project Management & Industrial Turn key Project Sales.
Ashok received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, India; also attended an Executive MBA program at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, India. In US, Ashok attended the Master’s Program in GE Manufacturing & Global Supply Chain Excellence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.