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JJ Thakkar 

HR Executive, GE Healthcare

Industry: Technology | Energy | Management Consulting

JJ Thakkar is a global human resources executive and leader with experience in the technology, energy, consulting and financial services sectors. He has held a variety of senior line and functional roles across some companies around the world and has deep expertise in human resources, organization and people strategy, leadership development, and talent management.

JJ is head of HR for the Cell & Gene Therapy and Genomics & Cellular Research businesses at GE Healthcare.  He is responsible for all human resources activities across these businesses.  Before this JJ was Director, Human Resources for Corporate Functions at Rolls-Royce plc, based in London, and a board member of Rolls-Royce Japan K.K. and Rolls-Royce International. He was also responsible for developing the new digital business and the electrical flight division, which is spearheading the development of an electric powered aircraft.

JJ Thakkar is an inaugural Member of the Executive Advisory Board for High Performance Network℠, the premier leadership development network for current and emerging leaders from first-line supervisors to executive management and board leaders.

A native of Chicago, JJ held a master’s degree in management from Boston University, a graduate certificate in Managerial Finance from the London School of Economics and attended advanced executive leadership courses at IMD in Lucerne, Switzerland. He is married with one son and resides in London, UK.