Ralph Larsen Joins GE Board of Directors

August 01, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Ralph Larsen, former chairman of the board and CEO of Johnson and Johnson, has been elected to the board of General Electric Co. (GE, Fairfield, CT). His election brings the membership of GE's board to 17.

GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt said, "We're excited and honored to have someone of Ralph Larsen's stature and experience on the GE board. At Johnson and Johnson, Ralph was all about consistent growth, unyielding integrity and innovative global thinking, a management philosophy that matches our values and our agenda at GE. He'll be an asset to the board and a terrific resource for our business leaders."