Philippines Investment Forum 2015

JV Emmanuel De Dios

Chief Executive Officer

General Electric Philippines


As chief executive officer of GE Philippines, Jocot is responsible for driving the company forward, accelerating growth and expanding GE’s footprint in the country. With his leadership style and global business perspective, he is tasked to implement the ‘One GE’ approach that leverages the company’s broad capabilities and extensive industrial solutions to ensure that customers’ needs are addressed. He works closely with GE corporate teams and business leaders in identifying market expansion opportunities and growing GE’s diverse businesses in the Philippines.  Before joining GE in January 2012, Jocot was chief executive officer and managing director of Nido Petroleum Ltd., an ASX-listed oil and gas exploration and production company based in Australia and the Philippines.  He also served as Undersecretary of the Philippine Department of Energy and Chairman of the Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corp. He is currently chairman of GE Lighting Philippines, Inc. and GE Philippines Meter and Instrument Co., Inc. as well as member of the boards of petroleum and mining companies.  Jocot is a business administration graduate from the University of the Philippines and has earned a bachelor of laws degree from Ateneo School of Law in Manila.  Furthermore, a master of laws degree from Harvard Law School.


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Tue 24 Mar 2015

The Peninsula, Manila