Dalya Al Muthanna

President & CEO of GE Gulf

As the first UAE national in this position, Dalya develops the company’s business strategy for the Gulf region, leading business growth and driving profitable operations across GE’s portfolio. Dalya gives particular interest to promoting diversity, developing leadership capability and local talent as well as driving innovation and R&D to advance technological growth in the region.

She joined GE in 2008 as part of the company’s two-year rotational Experienced Commercial Leadership Program, which prepares MBA graduates and experienced professionals for GE leadership roles. She has held multiple senior roles since then, including leading the growth strategy for Middle East, North Africa & Turkey as well as heading strategic marketing for GE’s Energy businesses.

Prior to joining GE, she founded and managed an international multi-million dollar retail business.

Dalya holds a PhD degree from Imperial College London in business model innovation to promote a low carbon economy in Dubai and an MBA degree from the American University in Dubai.