Thomas Westrick has been the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for GE Healthcare since January 2016. In this role, Tom leads the Global Quality, Medical, Regulatory Affairs, and Global Research organization. He partners with business teams across products, regions and supply chain and provides leadership to deliver product quality, reliability and compliance to all regulatory standards. Tom provides strategic direction on regulatory affairs, policy, clinical and medical matters, ensuring regulatory requirements are met and products are introduced to markets around the world efficiently and effectively.
He joined GE Healthcare in March 2003 as Global Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. In this role, Tom supported significant growth in the business including integration of over $15B in acquisitions from 2003 through 2015. He was also named Chief Risk Officer in August 2010 and was responsible for driving a comprehensive enterprise risk management program. In June 2014, he was appointed a GE officer and was given responsibility for the overall process simplification for GE Healthcare.
Prior to joining GE Healthcare, Tom spent 13 years in public accounting with Arthur Andersen LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP in San Francisco and Milwaukee in the audit and consulting practice serving a variety of complex global companies.
Tom graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, risk management and insurance and serves as a board member on the University of Wisconsin School of Business – Diversity Committee, The United Way of Milwaukee and the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.