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General Electric Company

Identification number in the register: 4016736872-59
Registration date: 24/12/2008 12:43:50

The information on this entity was last modified on: 19/12/2014 14:14:39
The date of the last annual update was: 19/12/2014 14:14:39

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

General Electric Company



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Easton Turnpike, 3135
Fairfield, CT 06828-0001

(+1) 203 373 2211


Contact details of Brussels office:

GE Europe NV
Rond Point Schuman / Schumanplein 2-4
B- 1040 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 235 6800

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Jeffrey Immelt

Chairman and CEO

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Hendrik Bourgeois

Vice President EU Affairs

    Goals / remit

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

For more than 100 years GE has been investing in growing its presence across Europe. Today we employ over 90,000 people in Europe and have a footprint that covers every corner of the continent.

For more information, visit the company's website at

  • European
  • global
  • national
  • regional/local


- Collective redress
- EU Intra-Corporate Transferees
- Rule of Law
- Active and Healthy Ageing Policy
- Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement
- EU cyber security strategy
- EU ETS/IEM Reform
- EU Energy Efficiency Directive
- SME finance
- Shadow banking
- Basel III – CRD IV
- Banking Union
- Mortgage Credit Directive
- Data Protection regulation
- EU Resource Efficiency Strategy
- Horizon 2020
- Public Procurement
- EU Economic and fiscal integration

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


The number of persons indicated above is total number of FTE who dedicate their time to activities falling within the scope of the register, employed by GE.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Markus Becker 23/01/2015 20/01/2016
Claudia Breure 21/01/2015 19/01/2016
Claire Muurmans 22/10/2014 20/10/2015
Hendrik Bourgeois 18/07/2014 16/07/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

In 2013, GE was a member of Aipes, Ambrosetti (the European House), AmChamEU, Bruegel, BusinessEurope (AS Group), CEPS, Centre of European Studies, Cocir, Cogeneration Europe, EIRMA, European Justice Forum, European Policy Centre, European Energy Forum,EPPOSI,EUTurbines, Eurelectric, EUROGIA, European Wind Energy Association, MDPC, TABD, TechAmerica Europe, TPN, UNIFE.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

3,250,000  € - 3,500,000  €

0 €

13,000,000 €

To avoid double counting, membership fees to associations which are registered in the Transparency Register are not included.

The grants indicated above are co-funding for participation into research consortia under the European Union's Framework Programmes for Research and Development that were awarded in the course of 2011, and is the total funding that will be received over the lifetime of the projects (2-4 years).

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
GE subscribes to the Code of Conduct