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GE's new chief caps a 30-year trip to the top

Flannery has headed up offices from South America to Asia and turned the firm's healthcare division around
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 05:50

Mr Flannery will need to draw on his accumulated experience and goodwill in the years ahead as he faces the difficult task of managing one of corporate America's last conglomerates.

New York

HE is the quintessential company man.

John Flannery, who was tapped on Monday to become the chief executive of General Electric (GE) later this summer, has spent his 30-year career with the industrial giant. He has headed up offices from South America to Asia. He has

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