John L. Flannery Biography
John L. Flannery Bio
|John L. Flannery was born 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. He is an unemployed American business executive. He was the CEO and chairman of General Electric, from August 2017 until October 2018.|
|John L. Flannery Age||He was born in 1962 (56 Years as 2018) in Alexandria, Virginia|
|John L. Flannery Wife||Tracy|
|John L. Flannery Children||They have a daughter, Morgan, and two sons, Matthew and Tim|
|John L. Flannery Nationality||American|
|John L. Flannery Education||Fairfield University, B.A.
Wharton School MBA
|Former Employer||General Electric (NYSE: GE)|
|Home town||West Hartford, Connecticut|
John L. Flannery Early life and education
John L. Flannery was born in 1962 in Alexandria, Virginia. Her father was a banking executive at FDIC Corporation, he and his two older sisters, lived in Alexandria until 1971, when they moved to West Hartford, Connecticut where his father became president of a small bank. He graduated from Northwest Catholic High School in 1979. Flannery received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Fairfield University Dolan School of Business in 1983. Flannery later went to business school at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received an MBA from the Wharton School of Business in 1987.
John L. Flannery Career
John L. Flannery began his career at GE in 1987. He spent over 20 years at GE Capital holding various leadership roles in the United States, Latin America, and Asia. He was named a company officer in 2005.
In 2009, he was appointed president and CEO of GE India, and in 2013, head of Business Development for all of GE. Flannery helped oversee changes in the portfolio, including acquisitions and divestitures in financial services and industry.
Before his appointment as CEO of General Electric, Flannery led the turnaround of GE Healthcare, focusing on core imaging, creating digital platforms and solutions, and expanding its Life Sciences and cell therapy systems businesses. He also launched Sustainable Healthcare Solutions, which develops technology for healthcare providers.
Flannery was named CEO of GE in August 2017. He had been both the chairman and CEO of GE since August 2017, until he was unanimously voted out by the Board of Directors on 1st October 2018, and replaced by H. Lawrence Culp, Jr. Flannery was GE’s eleventh CEO and the company’s tenth chairman.
John L. Flannery Personal life
Based in Chicago as of June 2017, by August he was found instead in Boston. Flannery is married to Tracy; they have a daughter, Morgan, and two sons, Matthew and Tim. He is an ardent Red Sox fan, and his hobbies include reading, golf, and music. He is a fan of the Allman Brothers, and a fan of authors such as Atul Gawande and J. D. Vance.