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Daniel C. Heintzelman named GE vice chairman

Staff writer | Fairfield, Conn., USA – General Electric (GE) announced the appointment of Daniel C. Heintzelman as vice chairman.[break]


Mr. Heintzelman is President & CEO of GE Oil & Gas and a senior vice president of GE. He joined GE Oil & Gas in 2011 from GE Energy Services, a business that spanned contractual service agreements, advanced sensing and smart grid technology. He also chaired GE’s Services Council, which leverages the company’s scale and processes across the Aviation, Energy, Transportation and Healthcare Services divisions.

Prior to leading GE energy businesses, Mr. Heintzelman led GE Aircraft Engines Services, following senior leadership roles at Engine Services Material Services and Aircraft Engines Services Operations. He joined GE in 1979 as a member of GE Aircraft Engines Management Development Program. Over the next 20 years, he progressed through leadership roles in the company and was appointed a GE company officer in 2000.

Mr. Heintzelman earned a B.S. in industrial distribution from Clarkson University and is a member of the university's Board of Trustees.

Lorenzo Simonelli, who currently leads GE Transportation, will succeed Mr. Heintzelman as president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas.

Mr. Simonelli is a 19
| September 19, 2013
Daniel C. HeintzelmanSeptember 19, 2013, Fairfield, Conn., USA – General Electric (GE) announced the appointment of Daniel C. Heintzelman as vice chairman.
Mr. Heintzelman is President & CEO of GE Oil & Gas and a senior vice president of GE. He joined GE Oil & Gas in 2011 from GE Energy Services, a business that spanned contractual service agreements, advanced sensing and smart grid technology. He also chaired GE’s Services Council, which leverages the company’s scale and processes across the Aviation, Energy, Transportation and Healthcare Services divisions.

Prior to leading GE energy businesses, Mr. Heintzelman led GE Aircraft Engines Services, following senior leadership roles at Engine Services Material Services and Aircraft Engines Services Operations. He joined GE in 1979 as a member of GE Aircraft Engines Management Development Program. Over the next 20 years, he progressed through leadership roles in the company and was appointed a GE company officer in 2000.

Mr. Heintzelman earned a B.S. in industrial distribution from Clarkson University and is a member of the university's Board of Trustees.

Lorenzo Simonelli, who currently leads GE Transportation, will succeed Mr. Heintzelman as president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas.

Mr. Simonelli is a 19-year GE veteran and has been president and CEO of GE Transportation since 2008. He joined GE in 1994 and is a graduate of GE’s Financial Management Program. He served as CFO Americas for Consumer & Industrial, and has held leadership positions for Appliances, Lighting, Electrical Distribution and Motors.

Russell Stokes will succeed Mr. Simonelli as president and CEO of GE Transportation.

Mr. Stokes most recently was vice president of Global Services at Transportation. Previously, he was GM for GE Aviation’s Global Sourcing Organization and has held finance, risk and business development roles in Aviation and Lighting. He was named a company officer in 2012.

The appointments are effective October 1, 2013.


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