GE Seals Contract with MAB on MRO Engines and Collaboration in Areas of Leadership Development and Continuous Improvement
on September 23, 2016 at 9:22 am
On 22 September 2016 in Putrajaya, YB Minister MITI, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed attended the signing ceremony of the agreement between General Electric (GE) and Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) for the sale of LEAP-1B engines to power 25 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft through CFM International, a 50-50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines. GE also signed an MoU to collaborate with MAB in the area of leadership development and continuous improvement.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by YAB Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, MAB Chairman Tan Sri Mohd Nor Mohd Yusof and GE Chairman & CEO, Mr Jeff Immelt.
Earlier, the Minister was also in attendance during the courtesy call by Mr. Immelt and Mr. Wouter van Welsch CEO of GE ASEAN on YAB PM. During the discussion, GE noted the importance of Malaysia in the ASEANregion in terms of stability, growth and opportunities. YAB PM assured GE that the Government is committed to partner with companies such as GE to transform Malaysia and bring down fiscal deficit and infrastructure spending for a better Malaysia.