Russell Stokes is the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Power and a Senior Vice President of GE. A world energy leader that provides technology, solutions and services across the entire energy value chain from the point of generation to consumption, GE powers more than a third of the world, serving customers in more than 150 countries.
As a 20-year GE veteran, Stokes has a wide range of GE leadership experience in addition to his deep industry, company and customer knowledge. Prior to leading GE Power, Stokes was the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Energy Connections, the electrification, grid and controls business of GE. He also served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Transportation, a global leader in the rail, mining and marine industries.
Stokes is the 2018 Chairman of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and a member of multiple boards, including the Atlanta Committee for Progress, Usher’s New Look, the Atlanta Junior Achievement Executive Committee and The Commerce Club, Atlanta, GA.
Stokes graduated from Cleveland State University with a degree in Finance and completed GE’s Financial Management Program.