10 Most Valuable Companies 2012

GENERAL ELECTRIC

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The net worth of GE is $50.32 Billion. General Electric is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. It is an American multinational and is the sixth largest firm in the United States by revenue. It is a public conglomerate and was founded in Schenectady, New York, United States in the year 1892. Jeffrey Immeilt is the Chairman and CEO of General Electric. They are into household appliances, consumer electronics, electronic motors, entertainment, energy, locomotives, wind turbines, weapons and healthcare. They employ around 301,000 people. The founders of the company include Charles Coffin, Edwin Houston, Elihu Thomson and Thomas Edison.