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Fred J. Borch

General Electric Company

1963 - 1972

Fabricated Goods

1960 b. 1910
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateCase Western Reserve University (Case School of Engineering)
Personal
Born-Died1910 - 1995
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherProfessional
Era - 1960

During his ten years as CEO, Borch invested heavily in three major areas computers, nuclear power and commercial jet engines. His investments, especially in jet engines, paid off handsomely for General Electric. Through his efforts, Borch doubled the size of the business growing revenues from $5 billion to $10 billion and earnings from $272 million to $530 million.