Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #1

Nabil Habayeb

Sector: Diversified
Company: General Electric
Designation: Senior Vice President of GE, and President and CEO of GE International Markets
Nationality: Lebanese American
Headquarters: United States
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Habayeb oversees all markets for GE other than North America and Europe. The regions he is in charge of had revenues of $36.8 billion in 2019. His focus this year has been to build impact in strategic markets, strengthen stakeholder relationships in the geographies he is in charge of, and manage enterprise risk. Habayeb has been with GE for 38 years. Nabil promotes access to healthcare and education, and the role of women in business leadership. He serves on the boards of INJAZ Al Arab, the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, the Arab Forum for Environment and Development, and the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council. He is also a trustee of the American University of Beirut.