BA in Economics, Hamilton College, New York. 1978, joined GE; has held several leadership positions based both in the United States and in other global markets, including Hong Kong, Singapore, and Canada; 1997-2000, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Transportation; 2000-05, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Energy; 2005-07, Vice-Chairman, industrial and infrastructure businesses; then Vice-Chairman, GE and President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Technology Infrastructure; currently, Vice-Chairman, GE; President and Chief Executive Officer, GE Global Growth Organization; November 2010, named to lead the company’s global operations based in Hong Kong. Member, Board of Trustees, Hamilton College. Trustee, Emory University, Georgia. Member of the International Advisory Board, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia; Member of the Board, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation, Atlanta.