Jack Welch

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Date of Birth November 19, 1935
Place of Birth Peabody, Massachusetts
Age 85 years old
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Jack Welch

John Francis Welch Jr. was an American business executive, chemical engineer, and writer. He was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001. When he retired from GE he received a severance payment of $417 million, the largest such payment in business history. In 2006, Welch's net worth was estimated at $720 million.

Born: John Francis Welch Jr, November 19, 1935, Peabody, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: March 01, 2020, New York City, New York, U.S.
Alma mater: University of Massachusetts Amherst (BS), University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (MS, PhD)
Occupation: Business executive, chemical engineer, writer
Home town: Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.
Net worth: US$750 million (May 2018)
Title: Chairman & CEO of General Electric (1981–2001)
Political party: Republican
Children: 4
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About Jack Welch

Former chairman and CEO of General Electric from 1981 until 2001. His over $400 million severance pay upon leaving General Electric became the largest severance payment in history.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1960.

Achievement

He published the New York Times best-selling book Winning in 2005.

Family Life

He was married three times. His last marriage was to Suzy Wetlaufer Welch in 2004. He has four children.

Associations

He made a cameo appearance on 30 Rock in 2010 with Tina Fey.

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