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BRIEF: GE boss Jeffrey Immelt will be BC commencement speaker
Trading Markets (press release) - Apr 14, 2010 (Boston Herald - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --

General Electric Co. Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt will be keynote speaker
at Boston College's commencement on May 24.
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The Economist

Blame gameJohn Flannery could not repair GE's past mistakes quickly enough
The Economist
That made for a welcome change from Jeffrey Immelt, his predecessor, whose 16-year tenure saw a dramatic decline in GE's performance and profitability. So it came as a shock when, on October 1st, GE's board ousted Mr Flannery. He must have thought it ...

CBS News

Ousted CEO John Flannery pays the price for taking out GE's trash
When Flannery took the reins at GE from Jeffrey Immelt in August 2017, GE's stock GE, +1.74% was down 19% on a year-to-date basis while the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.06% had rallied 11%. The stock was by far the worst Dow performer ...

The Week Magazine

GE: The lessons of a corporate giant's decline
The Week Magazine
The board might have been quick to give him the boot because it knew it had waited too long to hasten the departure of his predecessor, Jeffrey Immelt. During his 16 years in charge, Immelt bought and sold businesses worth $126 billion — paying $6 ...

How Companies Get Creativity Right (and Wrong)
Harvard Business Review
Beth Comstock, the first female vice chair at General Electric, thinks companies large and small often approach innovation the wrong way. They either try to throw money at the problem before it has a clear market, misallocate resources, or don't get ...

E&E News

GE asks outsider to stem gaping losses in gas turbines
E&E News
The hammer fell at the battered General Electric Co. for a second time in 14 months yesterday, as an impatient board of directors dismissed GE veteran John Flannery as chairman and chief executive, replacing him with outside board member Lawrence Culp ...


GE's $500000000000 Market Wipeout Is Like Erasing Facebook
Flannery, who took over as CEO from Jeffrey Immelt last year, has cut the dividend and had planned to narrow GE's focus to only aviation, power generation and renewable energy. He was also looking to shrink the bulk of the remaining finance operations, ...

New York Post

Health care payments firm wants to merge with Athenahealth
New York Post
Hackney is an old colleague of Jeffrey Immelt's, who was elevated recently to CEO of Athenahealth. The two worked at GE, where Immelt was CEO for more than 10 years. While talks surrounding the proposal are ongoing, they could still fall apart, sources ...


Apollo to Buy $1 Billion of Energy Investments From GE Capital
Former CEO Jeffrey Immelt sought to exit most markets while keeping only the businesses that supported GE's manufacturing operations,such as jet leasing and the financing of gas turbines. While the effort helped GE escape the U.S. government's “too big ...

Washington Examiner

Embattled GE pays Larry Culp 25 percent more than previous CEO
Washington Examiner
Flannery had succeeded Jeffrey Immelt in both roles only last year, and the conglomerate lost 58 percent of its market value during his tenure as he struggled to streamline the company and buoy cash flow after a large, ill-timed acquisition that ...
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