Rob Walton

President & CEO, EMEA at GE Healthcare Systems

Rob is the President & CEO of GE HealthCare’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region, a $4B business unit. He leads a team of 10,000 employees covering 120+ countries that provides healthcare technologies, services and solutions to healthcare institutions.

Prior to his current role, Rob was President & CEO of GE HealthCare’s businesses in 13 markets across Southeast Asia, Korea, Australia and New Zealand, and is based in Singapore, leading all business activities for GE HealthCare within the region. Previous to that, Rob was General Manager for the Primary & Affordable Care business unit - a $300M global business providing ultrasound and acute care solutions for primary care and other value-based healthcare settings. Rob led the business for 3.5 years and drove a two-fold increase in the business during his tenure.

He originally joined GE in 2009 as Corporate Initiatives Director, before transferring to GE HealthCare in 2010 to take on the role of Global GM, Respiratory & Sleep Care, based out of Wisconsin, USA. In this role he had global P&L responsibility for a $120M business focused on specialist ventilation and sleep apnea breathing devices for hospital and homecare applications.

In 2013, Rob relocated to the UK to take the role of Executive Leader, Operational Excellence, driving organizational, culture and process redesign initiatives across all GE HealthCare business units, regions and functions.

Prior to GE, Rob worked in engineering and supply chain at Unilever and Ford, and subsequently at Bain & Company as a senior strategy consultant.



  • President & CEO, EMEA

    Current role

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