Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 4, 2021

General Electric Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
New York001-0003514-0689340
(State or other jurisdiction
 of incorporation)
 File Number)
(IRS Employer
 Identification No.)
5 Necco StreetBoston,MA 02210
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code) (617) 443-3000

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.06 per share
New York Stock Exchange
0.375% Notes due 2022
GE 22A
New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes due 2023
GE 23E
New York Stock Exchange
0.875% Notes due 2025
GE 25
New York Stock Exchange
1.875% Notes due 2027
GE 27E
New York Stock Exchange
1.500% Notes due 2029
GE 29
New York Stock Exchange
7 1/2% Guaranteed Subordinated Notes due 2035
GE /35
New York Stock Exchange
2.125% Notes due 2037
GE 37
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a)    GE held its annual meeting of shareholders on May 4, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”).

(b)    At the Annual Meeting, shareholders elected all of the Company’s nominees for director; did not approve the advisory vote on our named executives’ compensation (“Say on Pay”); ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for 2021 (“Auditor Ratification”); and approved a reverse stock split and reduction in authorized stock and par value (“Reverse Stock Split”). The shareholders did not approve the shareholder proposals dealing with multiple candidate elections or independent chair; consistent with the Company's recommendation, shareholders approved the shareholder proposal on the report on net zero indicator.

Election of Directors

1. Sébastien Bazin3,863,960,4601,698,866,500100,010,072950,447,799
2. Ashton Carter5,508,115,444121,075,07433,646,514950,447,799
3. H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.5,360,637,997262,030,42240,168,613950,447,799
4. Francisco D’Souza4,331,211,5971,232,481,57199,143,864950,447,799
5. Edward Garden4,378,834,7591,185,390,96098,611,313950,447,799
6. Thomas Horton3,918,655,6761,644,920,47999,260,877950,447,799
7. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey5,453,639,205163,554,87445,642,953950,447,799
8. Catherine Lesjak5,510,398,458119,373,29433,065,280950,447,799
9. Paula Rosput Reynolds4,809,760,014754,503,17998,573,839950,447,799
10. Leslie Seidman5,496,194,773133,615,42233,026,837950,447,799
11. James Tisch4,463,982,2191,164,257,23234,597,581950,447,799

Management Proposals
1. Say on Pay2,379,035,3203,237,533,41346,268,299950,447,799
2. Auditor Ratification6,536,107,15750,855,98126,321,6930
3. Reverse Stock Split 5,456,557,933172,702,12433,576,975950,447,799

Shareholder Proposals

1. Multiple Candidate Elections167,516,7645,449,420,12945,900,139950,447,799
2. Independent Board Chairman1,677,856,6093,944,693,98240,286,441950,447,799
3. Report on Net Zero Indicator6,386,794,493132,529,85693,960,4820

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

General Electric Company
Date: May 7, 2021/s/ Christoph A. Pereira
Christoph A. Pereira
Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Chief Corporate Counsel