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John Francis Welch Jr.
November 19, 1935
|Died||March 1, 2020
|Alma mater||University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
|Occupation||Chairman & CEO of General Electric (1981–2001)|
|Home town||Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Net worth||US$750 million (May 2012)|
|Spouse(s)||Carolyn B. Osburn (1959–1987)
Jane Beasley (1989–2003)
Suzy Wetlaufer (2004–present)
John Francis "Jack" Welch Jr. (November 19, 1935 – March 1, 2020) was an American retired business executive, author, and chemical engineer. He was chairman and CEO of General Electric between 1981 and 2001.
In 2006, Welch's net worth was estimated at $720 million. When he retired from GE he received a severance payment of $417 million, the largest such payment in history.
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