March 18, 2014
Charles P. Nugent (BS Elec Egr ’83) is the new vice president, manufacturing, for GE Oil & Gas.
Nugent has been with GE for 30 years, holding a number of leadership roles in plant management and operations with GE Aviation. Most recently, he served as senior executive -- product management at GE Aviation.
He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University in 1983 and later earned a master's degree in engineering from the University of Cincinnati.
Nugent reports to Lorenzo Simonelli, senior vice president and CEO of GE Oil & Gas. GE has 192 officers globally who lead large revenue-generating businesses or are in critical technology or functional roles, helping to drive growth.