President & CEO of GE Healthcare Global Services
Jan Makela is the President & CEO of GE Healthcare Global Services. Appointed in December 2017, he oversees the global development and execution of GE Healthcare’s service solutions and operations around the globe.
Jan joined GE Capital in 2000, and moved to GE Healthcare in 2007 to lead the Diagnostic Imaging Services business across Northern Europe. He later served as Chief Operations Officer for Europe, then as CEO of Services for the Europe region. From 2013, Jan worked in GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business as the General Manager of its BioProcess business, and previously as General Manager of Core Imaging.
Jan has more than 20 years of industrial experience, beginning his career in engineering and production management with M&M/Mars Inc., followed by leadership roles at A.T. Kearney management consultants before joining GE. He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Master’s degree in Engineering.