GE Healthcare taps new president, Hogan departs for energy industry

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GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt has appointed John Dineen as president and CEO of GE Healthcare.

Joseph Hogan, the former CEO and president of GE Healthcare, has accepted a position as CEO of ABB, a producer of power and automation systems. Hogan, who had a 23-year career at GE, will begin with ABB on September 1.

Dineen is a 22-year GE veteran and has been president and CEO of GE Transportation since 2005, according to the company. In his new position, Dineen will be located at GE Healthcare’s London headquarters.

Lorenzo Simonelli will succeed Dineen as president and CEO of GE Transportation, according to Immelt.

Before heading GE Transportation, Dineen served as vice president and general manager of Plastics at GE Advanced Materials and held various assignments in corporate finance, the company said. Dineen also served as general manager of GE Power Equipment; general manager of the Meter business; general manager of the Microwave and Air-conditioning businesses; manager of finance for GE Asia in Hong Kong; and president of GE Plastics-Pacific.