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GE has appointed Prashant Jain to lead GE Steam Power for the South Asia region. Jain will officially assume the role of Regional General Manager GE Steam Power South Asia and Managing Director of GE Power India Ltd on 17 April.
Jain joins GE from Siemens where he was most recently the CEO of Power Generation Services. He succeeds Andrew H DeLeone, who was previously the Managing Director of GE Power India.
Jain worked for Siemens for 17 years and prior to that he was with Schneider Electric. Over his career, he has held roles in the energy and industrial sectors, including power generation and renewable energy.
GE Steam Power deals in cleaner power generation from coal with a portfolio of air quality control systems that can help further lower emissions. In India, GE Steam Power has 2,000 employees, one engineering center and two key manufacturing facilities, in Durgapur and Sanand.