FAIRFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
GE announced today the appointment of three new Company officers. GE has
194 officers globally who lead large revenue-generating businesses or
are in critical technology or functional roles, helping to drive growth.
Chaker Chahrour, 61, has been appointed vice president, Global
Sales & Marketing, for GE Aviation. Chahrour, a 35-year GE veteran, was
most recently the senior executive for product management of CFM at GE
Aviation, after holding a number of leadership positions within the
Aviation business. Chahrour holds a bachelorís degree in Mechanical
Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
William Lacey, 45, has been appointed vice president and Chief
Financial Officer Ė Lighting for GE Appliances & Lighting. Lacey, who
joined GE in 1992, has held several finance leadership roles at GE
Appliances & Lighting, GE Power & Water and GE Healthcare. He also
served as an Executive Audit Manager with GEís Corporate Audit Staff
(CAS). Lacey holds a bachelorís degree in Business Administration from
Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University.
Robert A. McKeel, 43, has been named vice president of rotating
machines for GE Energy Management. McKeel has been with GE for 21 years
and most recently served as senior executive of business operations for
GE Transportation. McKeel holds a bachelorís degree in Electrical
Engineering from North Carolina State University, a masterís degree in
Computer Science from the University of Virginia and an MBA from James
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