GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt met today at the Elysee with French President Francois Hollande and Minister of Economy, Industrial Renewal, and Digital Economy Arnaud Montebourg, to discuss potential GE investments in France. Following the meeting, GE issued the following statement from Mr. Immelt:
"The dialogue was open, friendly and productive. It was important to hear in person President Hollande's perspective and to discuss our plans, our successful track record of investing in France, and our long-term commitment to the country. We understand and value his perspective, and we are committed to work together."