Net Worth: $600 Million
- Source of Wealth Business, Company, CEO
- Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
- Marital Status Married to Andrea Immelt
- Full Name Jeffrey Robert Immelt
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth February 19, 1956
- Occupation Chairma and CEO of GE
- Education Harvard Business School (MBA) and Dartmouth College (BA)
- Children Sarah
About Jeffrey Immelt
American business executive Jeffrey Immelt has an estimated net worth of $600 million and an annual salary of $22 million. Born Jeffrey Robert Immelt on February 19, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, he earned his B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Dartmouth College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
At 56, Immelt is the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of General Electronics (GE) Company after replacing Jack Welch in 2000. He has been with GE corporate marketing since 1982. At GE Plastics, he held several positions in different fields that included sales, marketing and global product development. In 1989, he was named the vice president of GE and he was responsible for consumer services on GE Appliances. He also served as the vice president of worldwide marketing product management for GE Appliances in 1991, vice president and general manager of GE Plastics Americas commercial division in 1992, and vice president and general manager of GE Plastics Americas since 1993.
Jeffrey Immelt became the senior vice president of GE then the president and chief executive officer of GE Medical Systems from 1996 to 2000. In 2000, he became the president of GE and chairman-elect. In 2001, he was the chairman and chief executive officer. In September 2001, he was made the Chairman of GE India Services Holding Limited.
With his achievements, Immelt was named “Man of the Year” for 2003 by the Financial Times. He was named one of the “World’s Best CEOs” by Barron’s three times.