GE has today announced the appointment of Max York as the new Chief Executive Officer of GE Australia, while Kevin Hart is appointed CEO of GE New Zealand and GE Papua New Guinea.
York has been promoted to the CEO role following fourteen years as the General Manager for GE Aviation in Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
The appointment will be effective November 1st and comes after York’s predecessor, Geoff Culbert, prepares to depart GE to take on the CEO role at Sydney Airport Corporation. York will be based in GE Australia’s North Sydney headquarters and will be responsible for operations across Australia.
GE’s Country Leader in New Zealand, Kevin Hart, will move into the role of Chief Executive Officer of GE New Zealand and GE Papua New Guinea.
Hart was appointed Country Leader in New Zealand in May 2016 following more than thirty years in the energy sector. He will now expand his role to oversee GE’s businesses in New Zealand as well as Papua New Guinea, which will see a focus on supporting the growth and development of the country’s infrastructure. He will remain based in Christchurch, and will travel across the region to oversee the company’s operations.