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  • NEW YORK, March 2- Jack Welch, who upended the business world in the 1980 s and 1990 s by transforming General Electric Co from a stolid maker of light bulbs and washing machines into the most valuable U.S. public company, has died at 84, GE said on Monday. "When the book about business leaders in this century is written, Jack Welch will be near the very top," said Thomas...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Jack Welch, who upended the business world in the 1980 s and 1990 s by transforming General Electric Co from a stolid maker of light bulbs and washing machines into the most valuable U.S. public company, has died at 84, GE said on Monday. "When the book about business leaders in this century is written, Jack Welch will be near the very top," said Thomas...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Jack Welch, who brought celebrity and swagger to the General Electric Co executive suite in the 1980 s and 1990 s by transforming a conglomerate best-known for light bulbs and appliances into the most valuable U.S. public company, has died at 84, GE said on Monday. "When the book about business leaders in this century is written, Jack Welch will be...

  • Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric.

    Wright, also formerly CEO of NBC, told CNBC on Monday that Welch "clearly was one of the best CEOs of his time."

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Jack Welch, who brought celebrity and swagger to the General Electric Co executive suite in the 1980 s and 1990 s by transforming a conglomerate best-known for light bulbs into the most valuable U.S. public company, has died at 84, GE said on Monday. "When the book about business leaders in this century is written, Jack Welch will be near the very top,"...

  • March 2- Jack Welch, one of the most influential business leaders who led General Electric Co for two decades, has died at the age of 84.. Welch's protege, Jeff Immelt, succeeded him at GE in 2000 as chief executive officer. *Robert Nardelli, former Home Depot Inc chairman and CEO, was one of the three executives in the race to succeed Welch before taking the top job at the...

  • NEW YORK, March 2- Jack Welch, who brought celebrity and swagger to the General Electric Co executive suite in the 1980 s and 1990 s by transforming a conglomerate best-known for light bulbs into the most valuable U.S. public company, has died at 84, GE said on Monday. But his push to build out the GE Capital financing business nearly proved the undoing of the entire...

  • Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric.

    Jack Welch "had a deep passion for winning, and those are very much values that we embody today," GE CEO Larry Culp told CNBC.

  • March 2- Jack Welch, who grew General Electric Co during the 1980 s and 1990 s into the most valuable public company in the United States, has died at age of 84, the conglomerate said on Monday. Under him, GE's market value grew from $12 billion to $410 billion. In December 1980, it was announced he would succeed CEO Reginald Jones and in April 1981 he took over as the...

  • March 2- Jack Welch, who grew General Electric Co during the 1980 s and 1990 s into the most valuable public company in the United States, has died at age of 84, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/02/jack-welch-obit-ge. html on Monday. Under him, GE's market value grew from $12 billion to $410 billion. In December 1980, it was announced he would succeed CEO...

  • March 2- General Electric Co's former chief executive officer Jack Welch, who led the industrial conglomerate for two decades, has died, CNBC reported https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/02/jack-welch-obit-ge. html on Monday.

  • Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric.

    Fortune magazine once called him "manager of the century," but he also was known as "Neutron Jack" for slashing tens of thousands of jobs.

  • Newly appointed Chief Executive David Calhoun, 62, was made Boeing's chairman two months ago in the midst of the crisis that has rocked the company since airliner disasters in Indonesia and Ethiopia led to the grounding of its best-selling 737 MAX. "Having seen him run GE's aviation business after 9/ 11, I know he can execute under pressure, former GE chief...

  • LinkedIn Executive Editor Dan Roth Interviews Jack Welch

    CNBC Make It rounded up his best career advice for anyone looking to get the most out of their job.

  • Warren Buffett and Jack Welch on the field at Fenway Park in Boston

    Former CEO of GE and bestselling author Jack Welch says you must overdeliver to reach the top.

  • Jim Cramer

    GE's Larry Culp can turn J.P. Morgan's recent downgrade of GE shares into a positive, using the firm's note as a sort of road map to fix the struggling conglomerate, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • CNBC contributor Suzy Welch says there are four surefire signs it may be time to leave your job.

  • Jim Cramer

    CNBC's Jim Cramer says was shocked by GE's CEO Larry Culp's modified expectations for the struggling conglomerate's near-term turnaround.

  • Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines co-founder and former CEO

    Southwest Airlines founder and chairman emeritus Herbert Kelleher passed away on Thursday at the age of 87, the company said.

  • Ken Langone

    "Do you know the number of people who have retired from GE that have seen most of the net worth wiped out?" asks Langone.