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1st ever ASEAN ECLP day!

On the 16th of October 2014, 11 current ECLPs from around the region met on Sentosa Island in Singapore for the 1st ever ASEAN ECLP Day. Also in attendance was Rahul Gupta, the executive sponsor for ECLP program in ASEAN and Fiona Yung, the ASEAN leadership programs manager.

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ECLP Alumni Speed Mentoring Event @ Houston

ECLPs Speed Dating Mentoring

Learning and Networking never stops for an ECLP either during or after the program.

On September 25th, the ECLP Alumni Network’s Houston Hub, led by Shanita Woodard, Oil & Gas Strategic Marketing Manager for Measurement & Control and & Hannah Kaplan, Global Oil & Gas Vertical Leader for Power & Water, put together an amazing event where current ECLPs & alumni from the P&W & O&G businesses enjoyed a speed mentoring and networking event with our senior management and officers.

The event was held in the GE Measurement & Control Customer Innovation Center and in attendance were 16 on-program ECLPs and Alumni representing the functions of Marketing, Sales, Commercial Operations and Product Line Management, and 10 senior leaders from Oil & Gas and Power & Water. Andrew Way, Vice President & CEO of the GE Oil & Gas Drilling & Surface Production business, gave a brief keynote on the tremendous growth of and focus on GE’s industrial business. The keynote was immediately followed by the speed mentoring event - ECLPs & Alumni met for 5 minutes with each leader to discuss career progression and opportunities across businesses.

Following the speed mentoring, there was an informal networking session for all in attendance. With 4 days left in the 3rd quarter, all in attendance appreciated the time and effort of the Leaders and the Alumni took to prepare and engage at the event!

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Award Winning ECLP Series: Denis Wiegel  

At the recent July 2014 Commercial Leadership Conference held in Greenwich (CT), Denis Wiegel was presented the ECLP of the Year Award. This is in recognition of his drive and passion to do the right thing in the eye of the customer. He has been named a true role model for getting great things done, while staying humble and committed to drive business results.

Denis Wiegel - 2014 ECLP of the Year

Who: Denis Wiegel, ECLP Class of 2015, GGO, Germany

School: IE Business School, Madrid, Spain, MBA 2012

Current Assignment & Location: Strategic Account Initiatives Leader, Global Growth Organization (GGO) GE Germany

What Motivates You?

After almost 7 years in management consulting and another 15 months in Madrid for my MBA, I had to answer that question again - What motivates me? Sounds simple, right!? But it never really is: What’s really driving me? Where do I really want to go next? 

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iCal Friday (10/3): GE Recruits Coast-to-Coast, MBA Campus Visits

It’s been an exciting past few weeks for GE ECLP recruiting!  Over the past two weeks, we’ve been coast-to-coast, meeting MBA candidates looking to learn more about GE’s leadership development program for experienced leaders with Masters degrees.  ECLPs have been hard at work in Atlanta, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Chicago, to meet the best and brightest.  Ben Watt (ECLP 2016, Aviation) had this to say about his experience:


We’ve visited 4 diversity events in 3 weeks, and have already begun campus recruiting at top schools like Notre Dame.  Are you ready to meet us at your campus?  Time to update your calendars, and your case competition skills:

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Chicago's Navy Pier: A perfect setting for Veteran MBAs

Veterans of the US Armed Forces are a favorite here at ECLP, with 11 commercial leaders in our program.  Their dedication and discipline, coupled with the skills that an MBA brings, make veterans fit to lead GE’s commerial functions in the future.


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San Francisco & ROMBA is ready for ECLP. Are you?

Reaching Out MBA knows that Audrey Iriberri (ECLP 2016, Corporate) and the ECLP recruiting team are coming to the west coast.  Do you?


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ECLPs head to Washington, DC for the 20th AAF Symposium

The African American Forum (AAF) is a GE affinity group that aims to strengthen African & African American employees at GE through professional development, career management, mentoring, exposure, & networking which will enable retention and growth.

US Senator of New Jersey, Cory Booker shared an inspiring story and lessons learned on why he is “Simply All In.” He also spoke about the “Conspiracy of Love”— how an entire community can ensure that African Americans succeed through love and commitment.In mid-September 2014, a group of ECLPs from the African American & African Forum (AAF) embarked on a journey to Washington, DC to attend the 20th AAF Symposium. Approximately 1,400 AAF members from over 35 countries attended the two day conference this year. The event showcased the AAF’s solid network and sense of family—revolving around the theme “Simply All in”.

The symposium was a star-studded line up of GE senior leaders, including but not limited to: Jeff Immelt (Chairman & CEO, GE), Keith Sherin (CEO, GE Capital), Dmitri Stockton (CEO, GE Asset Management), Lorenzo Simonelli (CEO, GE Oil & Gas), and Jay Ireland (CEO, GE Africa).

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iCal Friday (9/26): NSHMBA, GE Capital Keynote at Asian MBA

GE’s diversity road show has taken us to Philadelphia, where we’re on Day 3 of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs.  Today’s special guests from Latino magazine brings Philadelphia STEM students to explore careers in science and engineering.  ECLP welcomes all technology-minded people at NSHMBA to learn about GE and our founder, Thomas Edison.  

It’s Friday, so it’s time for all ECLP candidates to refresh their calendars. 

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iCal Friday (9/19): NBMBAA Recap, NSHMBA Recruiting Preview

In September and October, ECLP Blog will run a weekly segment to keep potential ECLP candidates’ calendars current with updates on webinars and recruiting activities.

This week has been a very active week for recruiting!  We finished a week of recruting at Notre Dame and represented in a big way at National Black MBA Association in Atlanta.  Here is our favorite tweet of the week.  Thanks Delroy!

 Reminders for university recruiting:

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It's recruiting time. Ready? Discover GE Diversity (Sep 11 & 22)

GE is recruiting at several major diversity conferences every year.  Are you ready? Are you nervous and excited about finding that dream job?  Do you want to discover real commitment to diversity?

Join us tomorrow (9/11/14 - 5:00 PM Central Time) or Monday, September 22nd (3:00 PM Central Time)

RSVP HERE to let us know if you’ll be attending a conference or our webinar, and all the details can be found in the GE Diversity Webinar Flyer.  

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