Alex Dimitrief

Alex Dimitrief

Partner, Zeughauser Group

Alex Dimitrief is a C-suite leader who has steered various global businesses through complex commercial, legal and organizational challenges. He is presently a Partner at Zeughauser Group, where he advises legal departments and law firms on a broad variety of strategic issue. He serves as a director of Eos Energy Enterprises (NASDAQ) and an Advisory Board member at Ethisphere and Cresset. He previously served as a director of Synchrony Financial (NYSE) and We Company. Alex teaches a new class at Harvard Law School on the “Corporation as a Citizen” and corporate law at New York Law School.

As President & CEO of General Electric’s Global Growth Organization, Alex was responsible for driving GE’s growth in 180+ countries. On Alex’s watch in 2018, GE landed $76 billion in international orders and secured billions in financing for many of GE’s emerging market customers. As GE’s General Counsel from 2015 - 2018, Alex served as the principal executive advisor to GE’s Board and led a global team of 5,000+ responsible for GE’s legal matters, compliance, SEC reporting, government affairs and environmental safety programs. In previous roles at GE, Alex was a leader of the transformation of GE Capital (including the IPO/split-off of Synchrony Financial) and spearheaded complex joint venture negotiations for GE Energy in China and Russia. In announcing Alex’s retirement from GE in January 2019, CEO Larry Culp described Alex as “one of the most respected leaders at GE” who “effectively represented GE before governments, regulators and customers throughout the world and is widely recognized as a compelling champion of integrity, transparency and the rule of law.”

Alex came to GE after 20 years as a trial lawyer at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he represented a broad variety of clients in securities, restructuring, intellectual property, product liability, environmental, governance and commercial disputes. Alex earned his B.A. from Yale College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School. He was selected out of law school as the youngest-ever White house Fellow and began his career in the Reagan Administration’s Office of Political and Intergovernmental Affairs


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