Formerly in CEO
posts at GE, Motorola and Nortel
Mike Zafirovski is a 35-year business veteran who served as President and Ceo of nortel, a global communications technology company; President and Coo of Motorola and its six separate multi-billion dollar technology and communications businesses; and within a 25 year career at GE, he served as the President and CEO
of five GE businesses in the consumer, industrial and financial services arenas. He is known for his operational execution, vision, and passionate, principled leadership of companies renowned for game-changing innovation, intense customer focus and leadership development.
A native of Macedonia, he received the Ellis IslandMedal of Honor in 2004. In 2007, President George W. Bush appointed Zafirovski to the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC
). He also serves on the board of directors of Boeing and is involved in a number of not-for-profi t organizations, including “Macedonia 2025”, whose aim is to help build a stronger Macedonia by encouraging economic development, entrepreneurship, transparent government and corporate practices, education and the rule of law.
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