Q&A: Joseph Anis, head of GE Power Middle East

GE is aiming to leverage its existing footprint in Iraq to win new business and help expand power supply throughout the country.
Q&A: Joseph Anis, head of GE Power Middle East
GE Middle East CEO Joseph Anis (left) signs a Principles of Cooperation agreement with former Iraqi Electricity Minister Qassim al-Fadhawi on Oct. 24, 2018, outlining a series of projects that would help improve Iraq's power supply. (Photo credit: GE)

BAGHDAD - As the Iraqi government seeks to fast-track projects to improve electricity service in time for the peak demand of summer, GE is positioning itself to play a major role.

About 60 percent of Iraq's existing electricity generation already involves GE equipment, the company says, and executives believe their experience in providing emergency power to countries hit by natural disasters can help them deliver quick wins.

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