Jérôme Pécresse

President & CEO, GE Renewable Energy

Jérôme leads GE Renewable Energy, reporting to CEO Jeff Immelt. GE Renewable Energy, which has the broadest renewable energy portfolio in the industry, includes on-shore wind, off-shore wind, hydro and concentrated solar power. Jérôme is part of the Corporate Executive Council (CEC), which includes the top 45 officers in GE who work on significant decisions about the strategy and future of the company.

Jérôme Pécresse was appointed President of Alstom Renewable Power Sector and Executive Vice-President of Alstom, in June 2011. He created Alstom’s Renewable Power business which had close to 10,000 employees and sales of around €2 billion (2013/14).

He joined Alstom from Imerys, where he held several positions during his 12 years there, starting with Vice-President Strategy and Development in 1998, then Director Finance and Strategy (2003-2006) , Director of the Ceramics, Refractories, Abrasives and Filtration Division (2006-2008), before being appointed Chief Operating Officer of Imerys in 2008.

Prior to this, he was with Crédit Suisse First Boston from 1992, firstly as associate, then Vice-President, and finally Director responsible for mergers and acquisitions for France.

Born in 1967, Jérôme Pécresse is a former student of the Ecole Polytechnique and an engineer from Ponts & Chaussées.


Anne McEntee

President & CEO, Onshore Wind - GE Renewable Energy

Anne M. McEntee leads the onshore wind business for GE Renewable Energy and is based in Schenectady, New York.

Anne is a 17-year GE veteran who has worked and advanced through a series of increasingly responsible assignments in quality, manufacturing/operations and sourcing within GE’s energy divisions.

Prior to her current role, Anne was president & CEO of GE’s flow & process technologies business, a division of GE Oil & Gas. In this role, Anne led the integration of Dresser, Inc. and the growth of the flow and process technologies division, which serves customers in the power generation, oil & gas and industrial segments. Previous to this role, Anne was general manager of Power Services, where she led the division’s global growth and expansion into India, Middle East, Africa and Eastern Europe. She has also held the role of general manager for GE’s quality organization where she was responsible for managing and deploying the energy division’s quality strategy.

Anne was promoted to a company officer of GE in March 2011.

Anne holds a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics, a master’s degree in mathematics, and a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, each from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.


Anders Soe-Jensen

CEO Offshore Wind, GE Renewable Energy

Anders Soe-Jensen is CEO of GE’s new Offshore Wind business as of November 2015, and is based in Nantes, France.

Anders has a leading role in all offshore areas, particularly in the fields of growth, project execution, and service. He also supports the organization in becoming a global leader in wind solutions in the offshore wind market, and reports to Jérôme Pécresse, President of Renewable Energy. Anders served as the offshore vice president for Alstom Wind since April 2015.

Prior to that, Anders held various senior positions in the offshore construction and offshore wind industry, including the president of Vestas Offshore from 2006 until 2012.  Anders is a graduate of the Danish Engineering Academy. 


Yves Rannou

President & CEO of Hydro, GE Renewable Energy

Yves Rannou is president and chief executive officer for GE’s new Hydro business as of November 2015, and is based in Levallois, France. Yves is also a vice president and GE company officer.

Yves began working at Alstom in 1997, and throughout his 18-year career, has held a series of positions that have progressively strengthened his project management expertise. He has served as quality director, deputy general director of pump-turbine activities, head of project execution, project director for global structural projects, and managing director for China, all for Alstom’s Hydro business.

In 2014, Yves was appointed senior vice president of Alstom’s Wind business, based in Barcelona and in charge of all activities related to onshore and offshore wind, reporting to Renewable Power Sector President Jérôme Pécresse and became a member of the Renewable Power Sector Executive Committee. Since 2015, Yves also served as the senior vice president of Alstom’s Hydro business in addition to his SVP role in the Wind business.

Yves holds a Master of Science in mechanical and electrical engineering from UPMC in Paris and an engineering degree from the ESTP. During his career he also obtained a Six Sigma Black Belt, and a diploma from INSEAD-AMS.moving to GE Oil & Gas in 2009 where he led global operations for global services out of Florence, Italy, and was responsible for field service & repair execution, spare parts fulfillment and services segment profitability.