Dr. Dalya Al Muthanna is the President & CEO of GE Gulf. As the first UAE national in this position, Dalya develops the company’s business strategy for the Gulf region, leading business growth and driving profitable operations across GE’s portfolio.
She leads a $5-6B region with over 4,500 employees developing localized business strategies for GE’s industrial verticals (Aviation, Power, Renewable Energy, Healthcare) and overlooking roof top investments, go-to-market strategies, strategic workforce planning and market growth blueprints.
In her role she grew orders annually by double digits and positioned GE as the industrial partner of choice in the region.
Dalya gives particular interest to promoting diversity, developing leadership capability and local talent as well as driving innovation and R&D to advance technological growth in the region.
She joined GE in 2008 as part of the company’s two-year rotational Experienced Commercial Leadership Program. She has held multiple senior roles since then, including leading the growth strategy for Middle East, North Africa & Turkey as well as heading strategic marketing for GE’s Energy businesses, where her responsibilities included driving results for GE Oil & Gas, Energy Management and Power & Water.
Dalya holds a PhD degree from Imperial College London in business model innovation to promote a low carbon economy in Dubai and an MBA degree from the American University in Dubai.