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Welch, Jack (b. 1935)

  • By: Edwin A. Locke
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Chief executive officer of General Electric Company

Jack Welch was the seventh CEO of General Electric Company (GE) and, in terms of shareholder wealth created (over $300 billion), its greatest. Welch was born in Peabody, Massachusetts, the only ...

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