GE Names Jamie Miller Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- March 18, 2013
GE today announced that Jamie Miller has been named senior vice president and
chief information officer (CIO). In this role, Miller will lead the
information technology teams across the company to further leverage technology
to enable speed, growth and profitability.
Miller, 44, will report to Jeff Immelt, GE chairman and CEO. She will be based
at GE global headquarters in Fairfield, CT.
“As a company doing business in nearly 160 countries, we have seen the growing
strategic importance of information technology in enabling efficient
operations and business processes,” said Immelt. “Jamie is the right person to
lead this effort. She has a strong track record of building and developing
high performing teams, delivering innovative business solutions, and
partnering with global leaders in executing large scale transformational
Miller previously was vice president, controller and chief accounting officer
for GE, where she led a globally distributed GE controllership team comprised
of about 3,500 accountants. Prior to joining GE in 2008, she served as the
senior vice president, chief accounting officer and controller of WellPoint,
Inc. She was also a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where she served
in a number of roles including Financial Services leader for the Chicago
practice. Miller also served as vice president, corporate controller and chief
accounting officer at Genworth Financial (formerly GE Financial Assurance).
Miller graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, in 1990 with a B.S.
degree in Accountancy. She is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of
the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
In the CIO role, Miller succeeds Charlene Begley, who has taken a leave of
absence for personal health reasons.
Jan Hauser, partner in the Accounting Consulting Services department of the
PricewaterhouseCoopers National Professional Services Group, will succeed
Miller as vice president, controller and chief accounting officer for GE. She
is a respected presence in the accounting community, having served as an SEC
fellow, and playing strategic roles with key standard-setting bodies.
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technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy,
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Deia Campanelli, 773-297-0482
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