Effective October 1, 2013, Joerg Bauer was appointed President of GE Hungary by Peter Stracar, the first CEO for GE in Central and Eastern Europe. He is responsible for a strategy of GE and Hungary’s common growth in partnership. Currently GE has 10,000+ associates in Hungary; of them 9,000 are working in the industrial businesses and an additional 1,500 employees in GE’s Global Operations Center, Budapest. 99% of the production of 12 manufacturing plants and 5 technology centers are exported. He is one of the bloggers of the regional digital platform GE Reports CEE. Joerg Bauer’s mission is to be Hungary’s industrial ambassador to GE and GE’s ambassador to Hungary.