GENERAL ELECTRIC CO FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers
(Edgar Glimpses Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 13, 2013, the Board of Directors of General Electric Company (the
"Company") elected James E. Rohr to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Rohr
is the former Chief Executive Officer and current Executive Chairman of The PNC
Financial Services Group, a diversified financial services company. In
connection with Mr. Rohr's election, the Board of Directors increased its size
from 17 to 18 directors, and Mr. Rohr joined the Board of Directors to fill the
The Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Rohr is an independent director
under the New York Stock Exchange listing standards and the Company's
independence guidelines, as set forth in its Governance Principles.
Mr. Rohr will participate in the compensation and benefit program for
non-management directors as described on pages 15 through 17 of the Company's
Proxy Statement for its Annual Meeting of Shareowners held on April 24, 2013
(filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 11, 2013).
The Board has not yet appointed Mr. Rohr to any Board committee.
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