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Profile of registrant

General Electric Company

Identification number in the register: 4016736872-59
Registration date: 24/12/08 12:43:50

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/12/13 14:59:51
The date of the last annual update was 19/12/13 14:59:51

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: General Electric Company
Acronym: GE
Legal status: Corporation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Jeffrey Immelt
Position: Chairman and CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Hendrik Bourgeois
Position: Vice President EU Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3135 Easton Turnpike 
Fairfield, CT 06828-0001
Telephone number: (+1) 203 373 2211
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact details of Brussels office:

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

Tel: +32 2 235 6800

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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 84,000 people in Europe and have a footprint that covers every corner of the continent.

For more information, visit the company's website at
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 12.9
Complementary information: 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
Claudia Breure 14/01/14 10/01/15
Markus Becker 16/01/14 13/01/15
Hendrik Bourgeois 18/07/14 16/07/15
Susan Bell 01/02/14 30/01/15
Claire Muurmans 22/10/14 20/10/15
Ilan Jacobs 16/01/14 13/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

- Collective redress
- EU Intra-Corporate Transferees
- Rule of Law
- F-gases
- Active and Healthy Ageing Policy
- Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement
- Inclusion of Aviation in ETS
- NOx – Europe
- EU cyber security strategy
- Airport package
- Directive 2011/88/EU
- Unconventional gas policy
- Air Quality Directive
- EU ETS/IEM Reform
- EU Energy Efficiency Directive
- Biofuels Flightpath
- Cross-border crisis management – EU proposals
- 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

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • 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
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

In 2011, GE was a member of Aipes, Ambrosetti (the European House), AmChamEU, Bruegel, BusinessEurope (AS Group), CEPS, Cocir, Cogeneration Europe, Continua Europe, EIRMA, European Justice Forum, European Policy Centre, European Energy Forum, EPIA, EPPOSI, European Water Association, EUTurbines, Eurelectric, EUROGIA, Euromot, European Partnership for Energy and the Environment, European Wind Energy Association, MDPC, TABD, TechAmerica Europe, TPN, UNIFE.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 3250000  € - 3500000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 1,100,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

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