Tommy Mitchell is General Manager of Global Supply Chain for GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business, a leading provider of power equipment and services. Distributed Power’s product portfolio includes highly efficient industrial aeroderivative gas turbines and reciprocating engines that generate 100 kW to 100 MW of power for numerous industries globally. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Distributed Power employs more than 5,000 people around the world.
Tommy leads the supply chain for all Distributed Power operations. He works closely with the sourcing and services teams to ensure global growth, cost competitive fulfillment optimization, outstanding safety, quality, and on-time performance. Tommy has over 20 years of diverse business and global supply chain experience, and he began his career with GE on the OMLP program with the Aviation business in Lynn, MA. He held a series of manufacturing, quality, and sourcing positions of increasing responsibilities with the Aviation business over a 10 year period.
In 2002, Tommy went to China to develop the China supply base for multiple GE businesses. In 2004, he returned to the U.S. as the sourcing leader for the Transportation business and in 2006, he became the Supply Chain leader for the Inspection Technologies business, based in Huerth, Germany. For the past 3 years, Tommy has served as the Global Supply Chain leader for India, where he worked across all GE businesses to define and execute the supply chain strategy in support of growing GE India. Tommy built a strong team, led the start-up of a new multi-modal factory in Pune, and drove improved performance in EHS, Compliance, and Sourcing.
Tommy and his family have relocated to the U.S. and are based in Cincinnati.
Distributed Power, which is focused on power generation at or near the point of use, is part of GE Power & Water, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and a world-leading provider of power generation, energy delivery and water processing technologies serving all areas of the energy industry, including wind, solar, biogas, alternative fuels, natural gas and nuclear energy. For more information, visit GE at http://www.ge.com/.