Mike Patton

Managing Director, GE Aviation Wales

Mike Patton was appointed as Managing Director of GE Aviation Wales in May, 2012. Mike started his career at GE on the Operations Leadership Management Program (OMLP) and has climbed up the managerial ladder over the last 10 years. During this time, Mike worked for GE Corporate as an Associate Auditor before returning to GE Aviation in 2004 as a cell leader and technical coordinator. From 2006 to present, Mike has been the site leader at both the Wilmington and Suzhou China plants before moving to the Wales facility. In his role, Mike is responsible for leading the site to meet all safety, quality, delivery, and cost goals as well as spearheading the site’s wider growth strategy.