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March 01, 2007

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GE's Equipment Services, Rail Services unit announced that Nick Tupper has been named to lead the railcar commercial team in the unit's Eastern Sales Region. Mr. Tupper, based in Atlanta, Ga., will be responsible for providing commercial leadership and driving customer loyalty programs for this growing region.

Mr. Tupper will also be responsible for expanding Rail Services' presence throughout the region and providing value-added products and services to customers. He brings more than 23 years of experience in the rail industry. In his most recent role, he was senior account manager for Rail Services' Food, Agriculture and Mineral Business Segment. Prior to joining GE in November 1997 as a director of marketing at Rail Services, Mr. Tupper held positions of increased responsibility in sales, marketing and logistics with Southern Pacific Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad and Union Carbide. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Maine and a master's of business administration from the University of Oregon.

"We are delighted to have Nick join our Rail Services commercial leadership team as we focus our business on growth, specifically services growth," said Kareen Gray, executive vice president of sales and services for Rail Services. "Nick brings a wealth of experience and an in-depth knowledge of the industry, as well as a clear understanding of customer needs and market issues."

About GE Equipment Services, Rail Services

A unit of GE's Equipment Services business, Rail Services, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, leases approximately 170,000 railroad cars----including grain hoppers, coal hoppers, tank cars, boxcars, plastics and other specialty hoppers, mill gondola, intermodal flat cars that carry highway semi trailers and intermodal containers. Additionally, the company leases 150,000 intermodal trailers, containers and chassis to shippers and railroads. For further information, visit

About GE Equipment Services

A $7 billion unit of GE (NYSE:GE), Equipment Services is a global provider of transport solutions for the world's supply chains. Offering a full range of equipment leasing and intelligence-based asset management and logistics services for manufacturers, retailers and shippers, Equipment Services enables the timely movement of raw materials and cargo for the global economy.


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