Founder & Managing Partner
Lloyd is Founder and Managing Partner of GenNx360 Capital Partners, launching the firm after nearly 40 years with General Electric. During his GE career, Trotter was named Vice Chairman, General Electric, and President and CEO of GE Industrial, where he was responsible for a $28B business with nearly 80,000 employees worldwide. Prior to this role, Lloyd was Executive Vice President of Operations where he led efforts to improve operational excellence across GE's businesses. From 2004 to 2006 he served as President and Chief Executive 0fficer of GE Consumer & Industrial, a role he assumed following the 2004 merger of GE's Consumer Products, Industrial Systems, and Supply businesses. Lloyd began his GE career in 1970 as a field service engineer. He went on to hold production and technology positions in several GE businesses: Lighting, Gas Turbine, and Appliances. He was later elected Vice President and General Manager of Manufacturing for Electrical Distribution and Control. In that role he was responsible for the entire manufacturing process and for the integration of 40 production facilities throughout the world. Two years later, Lloyd became the business' President and Chief Executive Officer, and in 1998 when it merged with GE Industrial Control Systems, he was named a GE senior vice president and the President and Chief Executive Officer of the newly created Industrial Systems. Lloyd is a founding member of GE's African-American Forum. He represented GE for America's Promise, an organization aiming to increase volunteerism in support of youth. He has received numerous GE awards including the 2001 Lifetime Achievement Award and the GE Chairman’s Awards 2003, 2004, 2005, Best Cash Flow Growth, Best Simplification/Productivity and Best Operations Performance of the Year, respectively, from GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt. Lloyd graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and in 2001 the school awarded him an honorary doctorate degree. Lloyd has also been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the school of business at North Carolina A&T. He is a recipient of the prestigious Bernard H. Falk Award, recognizing Lloyd’s many contributions to the electro-industry and to NEMA. Lloyd has also been honored by the Harlem YMCA, from which he received the Black Achievers in Industry Award. The National Society of Black Engineers established the Lloyd Trotter African American Forum Scholarship, in recognition for Lloyd’s on-going commitment to volunteerism and mentoring. In 2005, Black Enterprise Magazine named Lloyd one of the 75 Most Powerful African Americans in corporate America.