Feb 19 | 9:25-10:35 a.m. | LaRose Digital Theatre
Jack Ryan, senior vice president, human resources at GE Capital, will speak about his business experiences and offer advice to students during his Feb. 19 presentation. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to hear from a top-level executive.
GE Capital, which provides financial products and services to businesses and consumers globally, finished 2012 with a net income of $7.4 billion from continuing operations and assets in excess of $530 billion.
Prior to assuming his current position at GE Capital in July 2009, Ryan was the vice president of human resources for GE’s aviation business, the world’s leading producer of large and small jet engines for commercial and military aircraft.
Ryan joined GE in 1989 in the Human Resource Management Program, and held roles of increasing responsibility with Aircraft Engines in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Wilmington, N.C. In August 1995, Ryan was named Aircraft Engines’ Manager – Recruiting and Employment Practices. In March of 1997, he accepted the role of human resources manager for Aircraft Engines’ Commercial Engines Operation, and also served as co-chair of Aircraft Engines’ Diversity Council. In August 1999, he was named the HR manager for GE Industrial Systems Solutions business, headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. In 2000, Ryan led the Honeywell HR integration planning for Industrial Systems. In 2001, he was appointed the HR manager for Aircraft Engines’ Services organization.
A native of Albany, N.Y., Jack is a 1989 graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He and his wife, Tricia, have three children, Patrick, Jackson and Mae Le Ping.