General Electric (GE) adds Gen (Ret.) Darren McDew and Jessica Uhl to its Board of Directors

– USA, MA –  GE (NYSE: GE) today announced the appointments of Gen (Ret.) Darren McDew and Jessica Uhl to its Board of Directors, effective March 30, 2023.

“Darren and Jessica will be exceptional additions to GE’s Board, bringing deep domain expertise to help our teams support our customers—with GE Aerospace defining the future of flight and GE Vernova electrifying and decarbonizing the world. The Board and I look forward to bringing their valuable perspectives and experiences into the mix as we progress toward launching GE Aerospace and GE Vernova as independent, industry-leading companies,” said Chairman and CEO, Larry Culp.

Gen. (Ret.) McDew will also join the Governance & Public Affairs Committee while Jessica Uhl will serve on the Audit Committee.

About Darren McDew

Darren McDew who is a retired four-star General of the U.S. Air Force and former Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command served with distinction in the United States military for 36 years. McDew commanded at every echelon, was the former Military Aide to the President, led the Air Force’s US Senate Office, was Director of Air Force Public Affairs, and was former Vice Director, Strategic Plans and Policy for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. McDew has over 25 years of experience in a strategic decision-making executive leadership role in the field of defense and national security, risk management, logistics and supply chain, and political-military affairs. McDew serves on the Board of Directors of Abbott Laboratories, Parsons Corporation, and USAA.

About Jessica Uhl

Jessica Uhl who is the former CFO of Shell plc brings more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry from wind and solar to liquefied natural gas and upstream. Uhl previously held a variety of roles with Shell plc in finance and business development across multiple business divisions, based in the US, the UK, and the Netherlands. Uhl currently works with corporates, non-profits, and academia on the energy transition. Uhl serves on the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs.

About GE

GE rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 130 years, GE has invented the future of the industry, and today the company’s dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more safely, efficiently, and reliably. GE’s people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for its customers.


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