General Electric

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

Company Growth (employees)
Fairfield, US
Size (employees)
295,000 (est)
General Electric was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, US

Key People at General Electric

Jeff Immelt

Jeff Immelt

Jay Ireland

Jay Ireland

President and CEO
Jeffrey Bornstein

Jeffrey Bornstein

Beth Comstock

Beth Comstock

Matthew Cribbins

Matthew Cribbins

Jan Hauser

Jan Hauser

Vice President - Controller, Chief Accounting Officer
Daniel Heintzelman

Daniel Heintzelman

Vice Chairman
Mark Hutchinson

Mark Hutchinson

Integration Leader - Alstom
Victor Abate

Victor Abate

SVP & Chief Technology Officer
Philippe Cochet

Philippe Cochet

SVP & Chief Productivity Officer
Susan Peters

Susan Peters

SVP, Human Resources
Alex Dimitrief

Alex Dimitrief

SVP & General Counsel
Daniel Janki

Daniel Janki

SVP & Treasurer
Keith Sherin

Keith Sherin

Vice Chairman
Shane Fitzsimons

Shane Fitzsimons

Senior Vice President
John Rice

John Rice

Vice Chairman

General Electric Office Locations

General Electric has offices in Fairfield, Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario and in 288 other locations
Fairfield, US (HQ)
3135 Easton Turnpike
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General Electric Data and Metrics

General Electric Financial Metrics

General Electric's revenue was reported to be $123.7 b in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

123.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

61.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.7 b

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

264.4 b
General Electric's current market capitalization is $264.4 b.
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


112.6 b146 b148.6 b117.4 b123.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

57.9 b61.3 b59.9 b62.4 b

Gross profit

88.2 b87.3 b57.5 b61.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

129.9 b131.4 b109.2 b114.7 b


19.3 b18 b10.4 b

EBIT margin, %


Income tax expense

1.2 b773 m6.5 b

Net Income

13.4 b15.3 b6.4 b3.7 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

13.4 b15.3 b6.4 b3.7 b

Accounts Payable

360 m305 m

Cash From Operating Activities

12.1 b5.7 b(138 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(13.5 b)(13.7 b)

Interest Paid

(8.7 b)(9.6 b)
USDY, 2016


386.1 k

General Electric Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016

Gas Turbines Sold


Wind Turbines Sold

2.87 k3.29 k

Commercial Engines Sold

2.59 k2.75 k

Military Engines Sold


Locomotives Sold


General Electric Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NuregoFebruary 13, 2017
Bit Stew SystemsNovember 15, 2016$153 m
wise.ioNovember 15, 2016
ArcamSeptember 06, 2016
WurldtechMay 09, 2014
API HealthcareJanuary 21, 2014
Imbera ElectronicsSeptember 27, 2013
Albeo TechnologiesNovember 26, 2012
ConverteamMarch 29, 2011
NaverusNovember 23, 2009
SensicoreApril 11, 2008
InVision TechnologiesMarch 14, 2004$900 m

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