Fact Sheet


GE drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges: Energy, health, transportation—the essentials of modern life. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today it leads new paradigms in additive manufacturing, materials science, and data analytics. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.



General Electric Company

41 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
United States

Global Locations

More than 170 countries

At a Glance


Total Worldwide: more than 300,000 as of February 2018

Stock Exchange Information

In the United States, GE common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), its principal market. It also is listed on certain non-U.S. exchanges, including the London Stock Exchange, Euronext Paris and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

John F. Welch Leadership Center

Crotonville is GE's global leadership institute. Often described as the epicenter of GE culture, the John F. Welch Leadership Center at Crotonville is both a place and an ideal. It connects past, present, and future — our heritage and our vision. Here, we seek to define the state of the art of leadership, sharing ideas with the most influential thinkers in academia and business, and creating transformative learning experiences to inspire, connect and develop the GE leaders of today and tomorrow.


GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of GE, is committed to transforming our communities and shaping the diverse workforce of tomorrow by leveraging the power of GE. We are developing skills by bringing innovative learning in community health globally and STEM education, scaling what works, and building sustainable solutions. We are inspiring others to act by connecting GE people with communities through matching gifts and United Way, leading on emerging issues such as the opiate crisis, and convening community leaders to maximize our impact. For more information, please visit GE Foundation.


GE Aviation

GE Healthcare

GE Power

GE Renewable Energy

GE Digital

GE Additive

Baker Hughes, a GE company

GE Capital

GE Transportation

Current powered by GE

GE Lighting

Executive Officers

John Flannery

Chairman & CEO, GE

For more information about GE's senior management, please visit our Leadership page.


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