GE names new Chairman and CEO

USA, Boston: On 1 October GE announced that H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. has been named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company by a unanimous vote of the GE Board of Directors, effective immediately. 

Mr. Culp, who has been member of the Board since April 2018, will succeed John Flannery as Chairman and CEO, GE said in the press release.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Culp served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Danaher Corporation from 2000 to 2014.

In addition to the appointment of the new Chairman and CEO, GE Board has appointed Thomas W. Horton as Lead Director. Mr. Horton has also been member of the Board since April 2018.

Source: GE