• 1892

Company Description

General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), or GE, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation incorporated in Schenectady, New York and headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. The company operates through four segments: Energy, Technology Infrastructure, Capital Finance and Consumer & Industrial.In 2011, Fortune ranked GE the 6th largest firm in the U.S., as well as the 14th most profitable. Other rankings for 2011 include #7 company for leaders (Fortune), #5 best global brand (Interbrand), #63 green company (Newsweek), #13 most admired company (Fortune), and #19 most innovative company (Fast Company).

  • Manufacturer:

    Hardware
  • Formed:

    1892
  • Founders:

    Charles Coffin, Edwin Houston, Elihu Thomson, Thomas Edison
  • Company Website:

  • Company Address:

    3135 Easton Tpke
    Fairfield, CT 06828-0001
    United States
  • CEO:

    • Jeffrey R. Immelt