See What Happened ’Behind The Scenes’ @ GE Global Operations

  • 13 Mar 2017 12:00 AM
See What Happened ’Behind The Scenes’ @ GE Global Operations
GE has been operating in Hungary since the end of 1989, when it made a strategic investment in Hungarian lamp manufacturer Tungsram. Currently GE has 10,000+ associates in Hungary; of them 9,000 are working in the industrial businesses and an additional 1,500 employees in GE’s Global Operations Center, Budapest.

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From gas turbines and ultrafibre water purification technology to LEDs and healthcare industrial internet software, the output of GE’s 12 manufacturing plants, 3 regional business headquarters, 5 technology centers and 1 Global Operations Center is impressive.

Now the corporate executives of GE Global Operations are helping to make the buildings of schools, kindergartens, healthcare and cultural institutions, including Radnóti Theater, more attractive in Budapest. As part of the company’s annually organised CSR program, 350 corporate executives from 26 countries help institutions and people in need with volunteer work.

Besides renovating, they will give lectures about usage of digital devices to civil organizations, cook for homeless people and hold wheelchair sports day. I was invited along for a ’behind the scenes’ of the CSR program, during which leaders of the company of GE Global Operations in Europe, Russia & CIS and well-known Hungarian actors of Radnóti Theater, including Adel Kovats, Zsolt Laszlo, Dorina Martinovics, Eliza Sodro and Bjorn Bergabo, got together at the courtyard of the neighboring building, to put to good use their renovations talents…and a fine job they did!

Words and photos by Russell Skidmore for
After an extensive career in advertising - as an Art Director & Creative Director in London, Paris and Budapest for leading agencies - Russel transferred the skills and knowledge gained to the development of his own successful company covering wedding, event, PR and portrait photography:

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