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About Jack Welch
Jack Welch was a noted business executive and writer from America who is best remembered for transforming General Electric into one of the largest and most profitable companies in the world. He served as General Electric's Chairman and CEO from 1981 to 2001.
He was married three times. His first marriage was to Carolyn Osburn. That marriage began in 1959 and saw him father four children before coming to an end in 1987.
His second marriage was to Jane Beasley in 1989. In 2003, he divorced Jane. A year later, he married American author and public speaker Suzy Welch. He and Suzy remained married until his death in 2020.
Welch, who had been battling kidney issues for a while, passed away at his Manhattan home on 1st March, 2020. His wife, Suzy, revealed that kidney failure was the cause of his death. He was 84.
He was a qualified chemical engineer.
As of 2018, he had a net worth of $750 million.
He was a member of the Republican Party.
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Famous quotes by Jack Welch
A strategy is something like, an innovative new product globalization, taking your products around the world be the low-cost producer. A strategy is something you can touch you can motivate people with be number one and number two in every business. You can energize people around the message.Jack Welch
An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.Jack Welch
Change before you have to.Jack Welch
Control your own destiny or someone else will.Jack Welch
Don't manage - lead change before you have to.Jack Welch
Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.Jack Welch
I actually think that the economy has got some positives. It's got the market. It's got consumer confidence and it's got banks throwing - I mean central bankers throwing money at it around the world.Jack Welch
I was afraid of the internet... because I couldn't type.Jack Welch
I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success.Jack Welch
If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century.Jack Welch
If you don't have public hangings for bad culture in a company, if you don't take people out and let them say, they went home to spend more time with the family. It's crazy.Jack Welch
In order to lead a country or a company, you've got to get everybody on the same page and you've got to be able to have a vision of where you're going. America can't have a vision of health care for everybody, green economy, regulations - can't have a bunch of piece-meal activities. It's got to have a vision.Jack Welch
Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.Jack Welch
Short cycle business are being impacted by credit, and are being impacted by gasoline prices, food, distribution businesses, chemical business.Jack Welch
The Internet is the Viagra of big business.Jack Welch
The productivity now at universities is terrible. Tenure is a terrible idea. It keeps them around forever and they don't have to work hard.Jack Welch
What's important at the grocery store is just as important in engines or medical systems. If the customer isn't satisfied, if the stuff is getting stale, if the shelf isn't right, or if the offerings aren't right, it's the same thing. You manage it like a small organization. You don't get hung up on zeros.Jack Welch
Willingness to change is a strength, even if it means plunging part of the company into total confusion for a while.Jack Welch
You've got to eat while you dream. You've got to deliver on short-range commitments, while you develop a long-range strategy and vision and implement it. The success of doing both. Walking and chewing gum if you will. Getting it done in the short-range, and delivering a long-range plan, and executing on that.Jack Welch
Jack Welch's Popularity
Jack Welch was a famous American businessman and author, who was born on November 19, 1935. As a person born on this date, Jack Welch is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (November 19) and the 15th most popular for the year (1935).
People born on November 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Jack Welch is the 378th most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Jack Welch's birthday, Jack Welch is the 3431st most famous American.
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