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Jeff Immelt
Jeff Immelt
Birth: February 19, 1956
Jeff Immelt
Birth: February 19, 1956

Jeffrey Robert Immelt is the current chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Electric. He was selected by GE's Board of Directors in 2000 to replace John Francis Welch Jr. following his retirement. Previously, Immelt had headed up GE's Medical Systems division as its President and CEO.

He holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Dartmouth College where he was President of his fraternity, Phi Delta Alpha, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.He has been with GE since 1982 and is on the board of two non-profit organizations, one of which is the Robin Hood Foundation, a charitable organization which attempts to allieviate problems caused by poverty in New York City.

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