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General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt retires from board early

Staff Writer | Fairfield, Ct., USA | October 3, 2017
Jeff ImmeltOctober 3, 2017, Fairfield, Ct., USA - Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt retired as chairman of the company's board three months earlier than planned.
Mr. Immelt has held several global leadership positions since coming to GE in 1982, including roles in GE's Plastics, Appliances, and Healthcare businesses.

In 1989 Mr. Immelt became an officer of GE and joined the GE Capital Board in 1997.

Mr. Immelt is a member of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

He earned a B.A. degree in applied mathematics from Dartmouth College in 1978 and an M.B.A. from Harvard University in 1982.