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Jay Ireland

President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Africa at General Electric Company
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Jay Ireland

President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Africa at General Electric Company

Overview

Primary Location
New York City, NY
Age
63 (Born 1955)
Notable Companies
GE Plastics

Universal Media Studios

General Electric Africa
Awards
1
Board Seats
13
Number of Relationships
This person is connected to 6,289 people.

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Chief Financial Officer at General Electric Capital Corporation

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Baker Hughes, a GE Co.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Mutual Funds at State Street Global Advisors Ltd.

President, Alternative Investments at State Street Global Advisors Ltd.

Senior Vice President, GE & President & Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management at General Electric Company

Partner at Angelo, Gordon & Co. LP

President at Maximum Service Television, Inc.

President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Aviation at General Electric Company

Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Trustee at American Management Association

Vice Chairman at SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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Educational Background

BA Government 
Class of 1977 
The mission of St. Lawrence is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise

Career History

President & Chief Executive Officer
2011 - Current
President & Chief Executive Officer
2011 - Current
President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Africa
1980 - Current
General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through eight segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior
GE Plastics provides engineering thermoplastic material solutions. It manufactures and distributes plastic resins that are used in automotive, healthcare, consumer electronics, transportation, performance packaging, building & construction, telecommunications and optical media applications. The company also manufactures and compounds polycarbonate, ABS, SAN, ASA, PPE, PC/ABS, PBT and PEI resins. GE Plastics is headquartered in Pittsfield, MA.
President-Television Stations & Network Operation'
1999 - 2007
NBCUniversal Media LLC owns and operates news and entertainment television networks. Its businesses cover broadcasting, sports, television series, movies, fashion programs, and theatrical, and non-theatrical filmed entertainment contents. The company was founded on April 15, 2011 and is headquartered in New York, NY.
Managing Director
1990 - Prior
SABIC Innovative Plastics Holding BV produces plastic products. The company was founded in June 2007 and is headquartered in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands.
President & Chief Executive Officer
1980 - 2011
GE Asset Management's (GEAM) core investment strategies include US equities, international equities, fixed-income, real estate and private equity. The firm follows a disciplined, fundamental, bottom-up approach to investing in US equities. Their US equity investment approach involves rigorous analyses of financial data, including industry, sector and company information, as well as qualitative assessments of management and their ability to execute business plans. Generally, GEAM invests in companies that are industry leaders with high quality earnings and a history of creating shareholder value.GEAM's international equities approach includes a variety of strategies such as International Equity, Global Equity and Emerging Markets Equity, as well as regional and country specific mandates for Canada, Europe, Euroland, China and India. All strategies are driven by a bottom-up, fundamental research process.GEAM's fixed-income team manages a variety of investment styles and strategies that span the yield curve and credit quality universe. The firm manages a variety of products designed to meet various customer risk/return parameters. GEAM's fixed-income team follows a relative value approach, emphasizing a fundamental, bottom-up process with the objective of enhancing returns while limiting volatility.The firm's International Private Equity team invests in companies domiciled and doing a substantial portion of their business outside of the US. They focus primarily on corporate buyouts and growth-equity investments, but they also selectively consider later-stage venture capital investments. GEAM considers investment opportunities across a broad range of industrial sectors and geographic areas and pursues potential investment opportunities in both developed and emerging markets.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior
SSgA-GB is an active, quantitative manager which performs in-house research and has a focus on indexing. They offer a range of mandates including passive equity, active equity, long/short equities, active bonds, passive bonds, cash management, currency and hedge funds.The firm's Pooled Asset Liability Matching Solution (PALMS) and Dynamic Risk Allocation Model (DRAM) were developed to help global pension funds match future liabilities within changing interest rates and to help determine the response of an asset mix to a given set of changes in the market, respectively.Their fixed-income teams use both active and passive management and specialist private equity teams provide guidance to private companies, focusing or restructuring them if necessary to increase their returns.
President
Prior
Universal Media Studios produces dramas and other media broadcasting services. The firm produces drama and comedy series for its sister networks, such as Will & Grace and Las Vegas. The company is headquartered in Universal City, CA.
Officer
Prior
The United States Army (USA) is the main branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for land-based military operations. It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services.

Boards & Committees

Corporate Boards ▾
Director
2003 - 2007
EVINE Live, Inc. is a multichannel electronic retailer that markets, sells and distributes products to consumers through TV, online, mobile and social media. The company's primary product, a television shopping network, ShopNBC, which is distributed primarily through cable and satellite affiliation agreements, and markets brand name and private label products in the categories of jewelry and watches; home and electronics; beauty, health and fitness; and fashion and accessories. It also operates ShopNBC.com, an e-commerce platform that sells products appearing on its television shopping channel, as well as an extended assortment of online-only merchandise. The company's programming and products are also marketed through mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, such as the iPad, and through the social media channels. The company was founded on June 25, 1990 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN.
Director
Prior
General Electric Capital Corp. provides financial products and services. Its services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The firm operates business through segments which include commercial lending and leasing, consumer, real estate, energy financial services and GE capital aviation services. The commercial loans and leases segment offers secured commercial loans, equipment financing and other financial services to companies across a wide range of industries including construction, retail, manufacturing, transportation, media, communications, technology and healthcare; the consumer segment offers financial products including private-label credit cards, personal loans, bank cards, auto loans and leases, mortgages, debt consolidation, home equity loans, deposit and other savings products, and small and medium enterprise lending on a global basis; the real estate segment offers capital and investment solutions, including fixed and floating rate mortgages for new acquisitions or re-capitalizations of commercial real estate worldwide; the energy financial services segment invests in long-lived, capital-intensive energy projects and companies by providing structured equity, debt, leasing, partnership financing, project finance and broad-based commercial finance; and the GE capital aviation services segment offers aircraft types and financing options, including operating leases and secured debt financing, and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, airport and airline consulting services, and spare parts financing and management. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Norwalk, CT.
Director
Prior
General Electric Capital Services, Inc. used provides financial products and services. It offered loans, leases and other financial services to the construction, manufacturing, telecommunications, and healthcare industries. The company was founded in 1984 and was headquartered in Fairfield, CT.
Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member, Board of Directors
2017 - Current
THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION ADVANCES YOUTH LEARNING AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION TO CATALYZE PROSPERITY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.
Member, Board of Directors
Current
To develop more productive relationships between the American and African private sectors.
Trustee
Current
The mission of St. Lawrence is to provide an inspiring and demanding undergraduate education in liberal arts to students selected for their seriousness of purpose and intellectual promise
Member, Board of Directors
Current
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation supports cancer research through grants to scientists in fields including cellular biology, genetics, immunology, and virology. It was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.
Director
Current
PROMOTE LOCAL TELEVISION BROADCASTING AS AN EFFECTIVE ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Director
Current
Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc., part of National Association of Broadcasters, is a company headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides broadcasting policies. On 07 Jun 11 National Association of Broadcasters acquired Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc.
Member, Advisory Council
Current
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves is a public-private partnership that seeks to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
Director
Current
Treasurer
Current
Norman Rockwell Museum presents, preserves and studies the art of illustration and is a world resource for reflection, involvement and discovery inspired by Norman Rockwell and the power of visual images to shape and reflect society. The Museum advances social good through the civic values of learning, respect and inclusion and is committed to upholding the rights and dignity of all people through the universal messages of humanity and kindness portrayed by Norman Rockwell.
Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed
TO PROVIDE BENEFITS TO ELIGIBLE MEMBERS TO PAY FOR MEDICAL & DENTAL PAY FOR MEDICAL&DENTAL EXPENSES,FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS, SHORT-TERM DISABILITY & LIFE ACCIDENTAL DEATH, DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.

Political Donations

$334
2012
$334
2011
$334
2010
$2,000
2006
Founder at Congressional Black Caucus Institute
$500
2003
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Transactions

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MGOC, Inc. purchases NBC Universal, Inc. /4 Television Station Operations from NBCUniversal Media LLC

Awards & Honors

2012
Africa Investor - International Business Leader of the Year

Events

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2013 Milken Institute Global Conference
Through a unique international agenda and some of the smartest speakers on the planet, the Milken Institute Global Conference tackles the world’s most difficult challenges in an array of fields - from finance and philanthropy, to the environment and education, to government and health.

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