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Jeff Immelt

Former Chairman and CEO, GE

Jeff Immelt served as chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric (“GE”) from 2001 to 2017. Prior to appointment as GE’s chief executive officer in 2000, Mr. Immelt held several global leadership positions in GE’s plastics, appliances, and healthcare businesses including as president and chief executive officer of GE Medical Systems from 1996 to 2000 and as general manager of GE Plastics Americas from 1993 to 1996. Under Mr. Immelt’s leadership, GE was transformed into a simpler, stronger, and more focused digital industrial company, with a revamped strategy, global footprint, workforce and culture. Mr. Immelt currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for athenahealth and on the board of directors of Radiology Partners. Mr. Immelt is a member of The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and previously chaired the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness under the Obama administration. Mr. Immelt has been named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” three times by Barron’s and has received fifteen honorary degrees and numerous awards for business leadership. Mr. Immelt received his B.A. degree in applied mathematics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from Harvard University.