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Michael Holston

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Mike Holston is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, of GE. In this role, Mike leads the company’s global legal, compliance and ethics, corporate secretary and environment health & safety organizations.

Mike joined GE from Merck & Co., Inc. where he most recently served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. Before joining Merck, Mike served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary of Hewlett-Packard Company.

Earlier in his career, Mike served as a prosecutor in the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; he also was a partner at Morgan Lewis and was a managing partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath.

Mike earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.S.M.E. from the University of Notre Dame. Mike is on the Board of Directors of Equal Justice Works and the Pennsylvania Innocence Project.  He and his wife, Brenda, reside in Boston, MA.