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Lorraine Bolsinger
2014 MAKER

Lorraine Bolsinger

General Electric

Lorraine A. Bolsinger is President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power, a leading maker of equipment and provider of services focused on power generation at or near the point of use, on or off the grid. Distributed Power’s product portfolio includes highly efficient industrial aeroderivative gas turbines and reciprocating engines that generate 100 kW to 100 MW of power for numerous industries globally. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Distributed Power employs more than 4,500 people around the world.
Lorraine joined GE in 1981 on an early career development program in marketing and sales of energy products. She held progressively larger roles in product management, sales and marketing across GE Energy, Aerospace and Aviation, serving such diverse industries and technologies as power generation, oil and gas, marine, and aviation for both military and civil markets. In 1999, she was appointed a company officer in the position of vice president, GE Aviation Services Product Management. She proceeded to the position of vice president, Aviation Sales, and in 2003 was named Chief Marketing Officer for Aviation. In 2005 she launched GE’s growth and environmental initiative, ecomagination™, growing revenues to $17B and reducing greenhouse gases by 13 percent in three years. In 2008, she became president and CEO of GE Aviation Systems, a provider of electrical power, avionics, actuation and other systems to aircraft manufacturers and operators. She is a member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council.

Lorraine earned a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. She is married to Brien and has two children, Kimberly and Christopher.

Distributed Power is part of GE Power & Water, an operating unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and a world-leading provider of power generation, energy delivery and water processing technologies serving all areas of the energy industry, including wind, solar, biogas, alternative fuels, natural gas and nuclear energy. For more information, visit GE at or GE’s Distributed Power at

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