Jeffrey R. Immelt
Jeffrey Immelt is the Chairman of the Board. He has been the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of GE since September 2001. He will retire as Chief Executive Officer of GE on July 31, 2017, and will remain Chairman of the Board of Directors of GE for a transition period through December 31, 2017. Prior to holding this position, Immelt served as GE’s President and Chairman-elect from November 2000 until September 2001 and as a Senior Vice President of GE and President and CEO, GE Medical Systems from 1996 until November 2000. Immelt began his career at GE in 1982 in corporate marketing and held various leadership positions in GE’s Plastics, Appliances, and Healthcare businesses. Immelt currently serves as a member of President Trump’s committee on American manufacturing, and previously served as the chair of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and as a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.