Marc A. Chini is vice president, human resources for GE, covering the BD, commercial communications, IT, legal, sourcing, HR and global talent recruitment reporting to GE Corporate.
As a member of the Moore School’s Riegel & Emory Human Resources Board, Chini has also made generous use of his time and talents to support the Moore School’s human resources program. The contributions made by Chini and other board members, who provide hands-on training for Moore School HR students and keep faculty updated on the latest industry trends, have been instrumental in the Moore School HR program’s ability to attract top students and place them in top jobs.
Chini began his career at McGraw-Edison in a human resources supervisory capacity in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In early 1983, he joined an insurance and investment company, Liberty Life in Greenville, South Carolina, as the manager of compensation and benefits.
Beginning in 1984, when he joined GE Medical Systems at the magnetic resonance plant start-up in Florence, South Carolina, he worked for GE in various capacities. In 1998, he was named an officer of General Electric Company and was assigned to the position of vice president, human resources for GE Aviation. In 1995, he became the vice president of human resources for the newly formed GE Infrastructure, which included aviation, locomotive, energy, oil & gas, water, and two GE Capital operations - aviation leasing and energy investments, and in 2007, he became the executive vice president of human resources for NBC Universal, a global media company. With the sale of NBCU in early 2011, he moved on to his current GE Corporate role.
Chini is a graduate of West Virginia University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science degree in Industrial Relations. He resides in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife Debbie. They have four sons ranging in ages from 26 to 15. He enjoys spending time with his family, running, camping, boating and home improvement projects.