Julie DeWane

Julie A. DeWane is Vice President, Operations for Life Science Solutions; Thermo Fisher Scientific. Her previous work was with General Electric Company as Vice President of Global Supply Chain for GE's Oil & Gas Measurement & Control business. In this position, she lead the overall production operations for 3300+ employees across 27 locations in 12 countries. Julie began in her 20+ GE career as a member of the Manufacturing Management Program (MMP). Upon completion of the program she joined GE’s Aviation business and held leading operational roles at sites in Cincinnati, OH, Durham, NC, Hooksett, NH and Albuquerque, NM. Throughout her career Julie has had roles with growing responsibilities that have given her the opportunity to experience many businesses within the GE portfolio including Transportation, Energy and Oil & Gas. She and her team were dedicated to driving operational excellence, focusing on delivering the highest quality and lowest cost products, on time, to customers across Measurement & Control's ever-growing global footprint. As a leader she is happy to have had the opportunity to leverage her passion for health and wellness and talent development through roles such as HealthAhead Co-Leader for GE Energy and leader of the National GE Women’s Network. A native of Chicago, IL, Julie received her BSIE from Purdue University, MSIE from the University of Cincinnati and an MBA from Boston University.