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GE Appoints Four New Company Officers

September 19, 2016

BOSTON, MA - September 19, 2016 - GE [NYSE: GE] announced today the appointment of four new Company officers.

Ramesh Singaram has been promoted to Vice President, Commercial for GE’s Power Services business. Ramesh joined GE in 1994 and has been promoted through a series of sales jobs at GE Power over his 22 years at the company. Ramesh earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from University of Teknologi in Malaysia.

Wouter Van Wersch has been promoted to a company officer in his current role as President & CEO, GE ASEAN. Wouter joined GE in 2015 after the acquisition of Alstom’s Power & Grid businesses. Prior to joining GE, Wouter spent nine years at Alstom where he held a series of leadership positions in Europe and Asia, most recently as senior vice president Asia Pacific. Wouter also held a number of sales and marketing roles at Alcatel, Airbus and Vivendi. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Brian P. Ward has been promoted to a company officer in his current role as Managing Director, Global Markets for GE Energy Financial Services in GE Capital. With more than 34 years at GE, Brian has held leadership positions in finance, risk, quality and global markets. Brian earned a bachelor’s business administration from State University of New York in Oswego, NY.

Thomas J. McGuinness has joined GE as Vice President and Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, GE Healthcare, where he will oversee strategy, marketing, commercial, and communications for the business. Prior to joining GE, Tom was CEO of PatientPoint and general manager of Medtronic’s global biologics business.  Before that, he was a partner at McKinsey & Company in its Chicago Office. Tom earned a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University, a master’s degree from Stanford University, and a master’s degree in business administration with distinction from Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

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