FAIRFIELD, Conn.-- Sept. 22, 2006--GE today announces the appointment of a new Company Senior Vice President and a new Company Officer.
Glenn P. Marino, 50, is President & CEO, Retail Sales Finance, GE Money, Americas. Marino has run GE's Retail Sales Finance business since July 2002. From 1999 to 2002, Marino was President of Monogram Credit Services. From 1996 he was a Vice President and Chief Risk Manager for Consumer Financial Services within GE Money. Marino received his Masters in Finance from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1980 and his Bachelors' degree in Biology from Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York in 1978.
Claudi Santiago, 49, President & CEO, GE - Oil & Gas, is now a GE senior vice president. Santiago has led GE Infrastructure's Oil & Gas business through a period of sustained growth since the acquisition of the Italian company, Nuovo Pignone, in 1994. Before moving to the Oil & Gas business in 1997, over his 25 years career in GE, Santiago held several senior leadership positions in both Europe & the US, including the position of Vice President, Europe for GE Information Services, based in Paris, France. Mr. Santiago holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Autonoma of Barcelona (Spain) and has completed postgraduate studies at INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France) and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. (USA).
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