Aris Kekedjian

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Kekedjian joined Rainmaker Worldwide as a Strategic Advisor in January 2020.  As the former Chief Investment Officer of The General Electric Company (GE), Kekedjian has an outstanding track record in both the capital markets and in industrial development. His GE expertise spans 30 years with extensive experience building and operating international platforms across Europe and the Middle East and has executed M&A transactions with a combined value of over $300B. These include the $30B merger between GE Oil & Gas and Baker Hughes, one of the most comprehensive restructurings in the financial services industry. Kekedjian has led acquisitions in disruptive technologies in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), 3D printing and life sciences. Specifically, Kekedjian recently orchestrated the $1.65B acquisition of LM Wind Power, the $3.25B sale of GE Distributed Power and the $3.4 billion merger of GE Water & Process Technologies with global leader Suez in 2017.