Chris Pereira

Chief Risk Officer & Chief Corporate Counsel at General Electric Company

Chris Pereira

Chris Pereira

Chief Risk Officer & Chief Corporate Counsel at General Electric Company

Biography

Christoph A. Pereira is on the board of Society for Corporate Governance, Inc. and Chief Risk Officer & Vice President at General Electric Co. In his past career Mr. Pereira occupied the position of Secretary & Vice President-Legal Affairs at Exelixis, Inc. and Secretary & Vice President for General Electric Capital Services, Inc. He received a graduate degree from the University of Vienna and a graduate degree from The University of Chicago.

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Birthday

1973

Age

47

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Senior Vice President, GE President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Global Growth Organization at General Electric Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer at General Electric Capital Corporation

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President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Power at General Electric Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Aviation at General Electric Company

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Society of Corporate Governance

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at General Electric Company

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Assistant Secretary at Society of Corporate Governance

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President & Chief Executive Officer, GE Healthcare at General Electric Company

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Vice President at General Electric Company

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Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Chief Risk Officer & Chief Corporate Counsel at General Electric Company
Education

The University of Chicago's Office of Investments (COI) is responsible for managing the University's investment assets, which includes overseeing the endowment to ensure that it benefits both current and future generations of the University of Chicago. COI oversees the broad investment strategy and provides input to the development of the strategic and tactical investment policies of the University & UCMC endowments, pension plans and self-insurance trust assets. Their strategy combines qualitative and quantitative analysis, seeking to achieve superior investment performance on a risk-adjusted basis.COI's approach seeks to evaluate the investment strategy as an integrated part of the operating plans of the University rather than in isolation and focuses the the University's overall success, not investment returns. The endowment is well-diversified across a variety of asset classes, including global stocks and bonds, real estate, natural resources, private equity, absolute return strategies and protection (tail-hedging strategies). Asset class exposure is achieved primarily by selecting and engaging external managers. COI manages the global macro and the overlay portfolio to ensure that the portfolio's overall positioning is compliance with the endowment's investment guidelines.COI's strategies for investing in the public markets include: Absolute Return, Private Debt, Fixed Income and Credit. and Global Equities.COI's real assets team invests globally in real estate and natural resources using outside managers. The real estate portfolio invests globally in value-added and opportunistic strategies using both private partnerships and public vehicles. The natural resources portfolio invests globally in strategies that include, but are not limited to: oil and gas exploration & production; power generation; infrastructure; timber; mining and minerals; and agriculture.

University of Vienna is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365

Career History
Vice President-Legal Affairs
Prior

Exelixis is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing small molecule therapies for the treatment of cancer. In advancing our first product, COMETRIQ, from discovery to market, we have established an effective and integrated infrastructure that encompasses the entire biopharmaceutical development continuum. We are committed to excellence in all aspects of our work and are dedicated to improving the care and outcome of cancer patients.

Chief Risk Officer & Chief Corporate Counsel
2007 - Current

General Electric Co. is a technology and financial services company that develops and manufactures products for the generation, transmission, distribution, control and utilization of electricity. Its products and services include aircraft engines, power generation, water processing, security technology, medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. The company operates through the following segments: Power, Oil & Gas, Aviation, Healthcare, Transportation, Appliances & Lighting and GE Capital. The Power segment serves power generation, industrial, government and other customers worldwide with products and services related to energy production. The Oil & Gas segment supplies mission critical equipment for the global oil and gas industry, used in applications spanning the entire value chain from drilling and completion through production, liquefied natural gas and pipeline compression, pipeline inspection, and downstream processing in refineries and petrochemical plants. The Aviation segment products and services include jet engines, aerospace systems and equipment, replacement parts and repair and maintenance services for all categories of commercial aircraft; for a wide variety of military aircraft, including fighters, bombers, tankers and helicopters; for marine applications; and for executive and regional aircraft. The Healthcare segment products include diagnostic imaging systems such as magnetic resonance, computed tomography and positron emission Tomography scanners, X-ray, nuclear imaging, digital mammography and molecular imaging technologies. The Transportation segment engages in global technology and supplier to the railroad, mining, marine and drilling industries. The Appliances & Lighting segment products include major appliances and related services for products such as refrigerators, freezers, electric and gas ranges, cooktops, dishwashers, clothes washers and dryers, microwave ovens, room air conditioners, residential water systems for filtration, softening and heating, and hybrid water heaters. The GE Capital segment offers financial services and products worldwide for businesses of all sizes, services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The company was founded by Thomas A. Edison in 1878 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Secretary
Current

General Electric Capital Corp. provides financial products and services. Its services include commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, credit cards, personal loans and other financial services. The firm's solutions include energy finance and aviation finance. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2015 - Current

Founded in 1946, the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Inc. (the "Society") is a non-profit organization (Section 501(c)(6)) comprised principally of corporate secretaries and business executives in governance, ethics and compliance functions at public, private and not-for-profit organizations. Members are responsible for supporting their board of directors and executive management in matters such as board practices, compliance, regulation and legal matters, shareholder relations and subsidiary management.

Transactions
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Danaher Corporation purchases GE Healthcare UK Ltd. /Biopharma Business from General Electric Company

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General Electric Company purchases Baker Hughes, a GE Co. LLC resulting in a new company Baker Hughes Co.

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