GE Joins Corporate Partners Program for Emerging Markets Institute

1/29/2013 8:38:00 AM

Campus efforts highlight the importance of emerging markets and global MBA curriculum


The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University announces that  GE has joined the Corporate Partners Program for its Emerging Markets Institute (EMI).  The partnership will enable the Institute and GE to further thought leadership through research and understanding of the rapidly expanding role of emerging markets in the global economy.

“We are pleased to welcome GE as a Corporate Partner, and believe our work can be vital to helping achieve the firm’s goals in emerging markets,” said Richard Coyle, MBA ’86, executive director of EMI.   “In addition, we want to involve the company closely in the ongoing growth and development of the institute, to make sure we remain relevant to the needs of business.”

Mark Hutchinson, President and CEO of GE China, who previously lectured at the institute, added, “We are excited to partner with EMI at Cornell, and look forward to being a part of its mission to help develop the business leaders of tomorrow.   Access to great MBA talent interested in global careers at GE as well as insights from projects and research of the Cornell faculty make our EMI partnership truly special.”

GE will join BISSELL Homecare, Inc. and Citi in the EMI Corporate Partners Program.  Through various projects and initiatives, partners benefit from the collaborative, knowledge-driven mission of the institute.

About GE:

GE (NYSE: GE) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works. For more information, visit the company's website at www.ge.com.

About Cornell University’s. Emerging Markets Institute

Established in 2010, the Emerging Markets Institute was founded at Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management to promote the research and study of emerging economies.  The Institute provides a private forum for lively exchange among corporate leaders from emerging and developed markets and leading researchers. We are building the most highly regarded academic program for the study of emerging markets—with the breadth, depth, and quality of education needed to effectively prepare business leaders for success.

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