GE names Carolina Dybeck Happe as new CFO

GE announced that Carolina Dybeck Happe, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of A.P. Moller-Maersk, has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of GE, effective in early 2020.

As CFO, Ms. Dybeck Happe will lead GE’s global finance organization and financial activities including accounting and controllership, financial planning and analysis, tax, investor relations, internal audit, and treasury. She will also lead GE’s digital technology and global operations functions. Ms. Dybeck Happe will be based in GE’s Boston headquarters.

Ms. Dybeck Happe’s experience spans regulated and deregulated industries as well as short- and long-cycle businesses. She spent 16 years at Assa Abloy, including seven as CFO, playing a key role in transforming the company from a regional player into a global, digitally enabled leader across multiple domains.

As CFO at Maersk, she has been instrumental in driving strategic and structural change amidst significant market disruption, including executing a substantial deleveraging plan and reshaping the company’s portfolio to deliver more profitable growth. She has been recognized as a top-ranked CFO in European capital goods multiple years by numerous leading publications and associations, and she is also an accomplished director in the energy and electrical equipment industries, serving on the Boards of Directors of E.ON and Schneider Electric.

Source: GE Newsroom