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Stephanie Mains joins NEMA Board of Governors meeting.

Press Release Summary:

Jul 15, 2016 - At its July meeting, NEMA Board of Governors welcomed Stephanie Mains, who was elected to board earlier this spring. Mains is CEO of GE's Industrial Solutions business, which is part of GE Energy Connections. She has 26 years of experience at GE in finance, operations, and business management. In 1999, after holding roles at GE Transportation and GE Capital for 10 years, she joined GE Aviation and held posts including CFO for Material Services business and CFO for customized service agreements.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

GE Energy Connections' Stephanie Mains Joins NEMA Board of Governors Meeting

Press release date: Jul 14, 2016

ROSSLYN, Va., —For the first time, at its July meeting this week, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) Board of Governors welcomed Stephanie Mains, who was elected to the board earlier this spring. Mains is the chief executive officer (CEO) of GE’s Industrial Solutions business, which is part of GE Energy Connections. Industrial Solutions provides customers across various industries with advanced product and services solutions that protect, control, and optimize electrical power.

“Stephanie brings tremendous financial and operational leadership expertise to the table,” said NEMA President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff. “Her unique perspective and direction will provide significant benefit to the board and NEMA as a whole.”

“It is an honor to join the NEMA Board of Governors,” Mains commented. “I have found NEMA’s standards work incredibly valuable for GE operations, and I look forward to increased involvement with NEMA in leading our industry into this new era of connectivity.”

Mains has 26 years of experience at GE in finance, operations, and business management. In 1999, after holding role sat GE Transportation and GE Capital for 10 years, she joined GE Aviation and held posts including chief financial officer (CFO) for its Material Services business, CFO for customized service agreements, and quality manager for its Engine Services business.

After joining GE Energy in 2006, Mains was promoted to general manager of its Parts & Repair Services business, transforming it into Services Operations—a 3,800-person, $4 billion, global organization responsible for parts and repairs across GE’s gas and steam turbines and generators, as well as global standards for outage execution. She was named an officer of GE in 2012.

In 2013, Mains was appointed vice president of Global Services for GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business, a leading provider of power equipment, engines, and services focused on power generation at or near the point of use. She was named CEO of GE’s Industrial Solutions business in late 2015. To learn more about GE’s Industrial Solutions business, visit www.geindustrial.com.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.

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