Vice President and General Counsel
GE Consumer & Industrial
General Electric Co.
Raymond M. Burse has been Vice President and General Counsel of GE Consumer & Industrial a subsidiary of General Electric Co. since June 22, 2005. He assumed his current role in January 2004 following the merger of GE Consumer Products and GE Industrial Systems.
Burse served as General Counsel for GE Consumer Products from 2002 to 2005. He joined GE in 1995 as Senior Counsel.
Before joining GE, Burse was a partner at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, Louisville, Kentucky, from July 1989 to August 1995, and President of Kentucky State University from 1982 to 1989.
Burse serves as a member of the Board of Governors for the Center for Creative Leadership and as a Director of The Community Foundation for Louisville Inc.
He received his J.D. from Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts in 1978 and his B.S. in Chemistry/Mathematics from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, in 1973.