GE expands its Marine & Stationary Power organization

ERIE, Pa., Sept. 16, 2003 — GE Transportation Systems’ Marine & Stationary Power (M&SP) business recently expanded its worldwide sales and support organization. M&SP offers a full line of competitive products including GE diesel and EMD compatible engines and components for the marine, power and industrial markets.

“Just as we continue to invest in our products, we’re doing the same with our worldwide sales and support network. The talented team now assembled will greatly enhance our ability to analyze and create market and sales plans, as well as further develop and maintain customer service relationships and distribution agreements in the marine, stationary, and oil and gas markets,” said John Manison, general manager of M&SP. “We’ll be able to more effectively demonstrate that our medium speed diesel engines offer lower life cycle costs and superior fuel consumption than other medium- and high-speed engines, and that our engines are ideal for a variety of marine and stationary power applications throughout the world.”

What follows is a brief overview of the four individuals who are new to the M&SP business:

“- Jan Groeneveld is M&SP’s European sales director responsible for both marine and stationary power products. Based in the Netherlands, Groeneveld joins M&SP from GE Druck where he was the general manager of marine products. He also has eBusiness and quality experience. He can be reached at GE Transportation Systems, Krammer 8, 3232HE Brielle, The Netherlands, tel: (31) 181 470430, fax: (31) 181 410777, cell: (31) 622999145, or via e-mail: jan.groeneveld@trans.ge.com.

“- How Ng is M&SP regional account manager for Asia. He can be reached at 240 Tanjong Pagar Road, #10-00, GE Tower, Singapore 088540, tel: (65) 63263632, fax: (65) 63263519, cell: (65) 9755 2720 or via e-mail at how.ng@ge.com.

“- Rafael Santana is M&SP regional manager for South America and Africa, headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil. Santana is responsible for both marine and stationary power sales. He joins the M&SP team from GE Transportation Systems South America where he was a commercial leader for GEVISA. He joined GE in early 2000. Santana can be reached at GE Transportation Systems, Av. Nove de Julho, 5229 6oandar, São Paulo, Brazil 01407-907, tel: (55) 11-3067-8564, fax: (55) 11-3067-8004, cell: (55) 11-9912-0462 or via e-mail: rafael.santana@trans.ge.com.

“- David Stringer is a global sales manager for M&SP products. He joined GE in early 2003 from the high-tech company, Agilent Technologies, where he was a business development manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He also worked for Wood Governor as a product manager, and at Lister-Petter as a business development manager. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Stringer can be reached at GE Transportation Systems, 2707 North Loop West-Suite 600, Houston, TX 77008, tel: (832) 295-7613, fax: (832) 295-7600, cell: (713) 545-4141 or via e-mail: david.stringer@trans.ge.com.

Other key sales professionals at M&SP include:

“- John Hatley is M&SP marine business manager responsible for business development and product management. He can be reached at 1901 Raymond Avenue, S.W., Suite A, Renton, WA, tel: (425) 254-7185, fax: (425) 254-7117, cell: (206) 605-0604 or via e-mail john.hatley@trans.ge.com.

“- David Schwalb is an M&SP sales manager, bringing more than 30 years experience in the marine and stationary power market. He is based in Illinois and can be reached at 820 Vassar Drive, Edwardsville, IL 62025, tel: (618) 465-2245, fax: 618) 465-2248, cell: (618) 791-2758 or via e-mail at david.schwalb@trans.ge.com.

About M&SP

The GE diesel family of medium speed engines offers power ranges between 1193 kilowatts (kW)/1600 brake horsepower (bhp) to 3057 kW/4100 bhp for continuous operation, and 1312 kW/1760 bhp to 3356 kW/4500 bhp for maximum power in 8, 12 and 16 cylinder V configurations. With more than 15,000 engines operating worldwide — working in some of the most challenging industrial environments — GE Engines are dependable, long lasting, durable and efficient. These high compression EFI engines deliver reduced fuel consumption, improved reliability and decreased emissions, and are driven by GE’s new Powerstar Controller.

The GE Competitive parts and engine portfolio includes components for both the 645 and 710 engines, with enhanced features for increased product life, reliability and performance.

GE can also provide GE Competitive EMD* diesel engines rebuilt to customer specifications with any combination of new and remanufactured components.

GE Marine & Stationary Power is part of GE Transportation Systems, headquartered in Erie, Pa. M&PS offers a full line of GE Diesel and EMD compatible engines and products for the marine, power and industrial markets. The GE Diesel family of medium speed engines includes 12 and 16 cylinder V configurations ranging between 2500 – 4100 horsepower. Visit M&SP at www.getransportation.com/general/marine_stationary/marine_default.asp

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