How old is Jeff Immelt?

When did Jeff Immelt become CEO of GE?

Sept. 10, 2001

Jeff Immelt’s first day as CEO at General Electric was on Sept. 10, 2001. The next day, the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shook the world, the financial markets, and GE’s business.

Who replaced Jack Welch?

Jeff Immelt

Welch’s successors, Jeff Immelt and John Flannery, gradually sold of many of GE’s businesses to boost the company’s ailing share price in the two decades that followed.