Ballmer Praises Appointment of GE CEO to President’s Jobs Council

Earlier today, President Barack Obama appointed General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt as chairman of the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

The council’s goal is to serve as a catalyst for ideas and action to improve U.S. economic vitality.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer praised Immelt’s appointment as chairman to the council:

“Jeff Immelt and I started our careers together at Proctor & Gamble, and I have enormous respect for the success he’s had at GE. He is an ideal business leader to chair the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and help drive a focus on what we can all do to increase American competitiveness and create new jobs.”

Posted by Jeff Meisner
Senior Manager, Corporate Blogs