Jay Ireland

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

Jay Ireland

Jay Ireland

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

Overview
Career Highlights

GE Plastics
Universal Media Studios
General Electric Africa

RelSci Relationships

6527

Primary Location

New York City, NY

Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1955

Age

63

Number of Awards

1

Relationships
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Chief Financial Officer at General Electric Capital Corporation

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

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

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President, Alternative Investments at State Street Global Advisors Ltd.

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

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Partner at Angelo, Gordon & Co. LP

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Vice Chairman at SSgA Funds Management, Inc.

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

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Managing Principal at Goldberg & Hohmann LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Electric Company

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

Boards & Committees
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.

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

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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.