John McCarter is a former president and CEO of GE Latin America.
McCarter began his career with General Electric as technical director of installation for the nuclear steam supply system at CP&L’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant. After serving in a series of developmental marketing positions in the power generation industry, he was a sales engineer for GE’s Power Generation Business. Later he rose through several positions for GE’s Power Systems in Schenectady, NY, ultimately serving as general manager of customer service and later GM of North America sales to electric utilities and power generators.
After taking over the Latin America operations for GE’s Power business, he became president and CEO of GE Latin America from 1996-2003.
Since then, he has served as president and regional executive of GE Energy Europe, Director of Comverge, and is currently a member of the Advisory Board of Advanced Power.
He is an alumnus of North Carolina State University with a B.S. in nuclear engineering.