GE announced today the appointment of a new company officer. GE has 192 officers globally who lead large revenue-generating businesses or are in critical technology or functional roles, helping to drive growth. Charles Nugent, 52, has been appointed vice president, manufacturing, for GE Oil & Gas, reporting to Lorenzo Simonelli, senior vice president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas. Nugent has been with GE for 30 years, holding a number of leadership roles in Plant Management and Operations with GE Aviation. Most recently, he served as Senior Executive – Product Management at GE Aviation. Nugent holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. 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 .