Keith Sherin

Keith Sherin '91
Former Vice Chairman, GE, Connecticut

Keith Sherin, a 35-year GE veteran, retired from the company in 2016. Mr. Sherin joined GE as part of its financial management program and held several financial positions in the company, including manager of programs and planning for the corporate audit staff, CFO for the commercial aircraft engines business, CFO for the European plastics business, and CFO for GE Medical Systems. He became a vice president in 1996 and was named chief financial officer in 1998, adding the title of vice chairman in 2007. In 2013, Mr. Sherin was appointed chairman and chief executive officer of GE Capital, a role he held until September 2016.

Mr. Sherin serves on the boards of the GE Foundation (the company’s philanthropic arm), the University of Notre Dame Advisory Council for the College of Business Administration, and buildOn’s Global Leadership Council. He is also a member of Financial Executives International and the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Mr. Sherin graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1981 with a bachelor of science in Mathematics and a minor in Russian Studies. Keith earned his master of business administration at Columbia Business School’s Executive MBA Program in 1991.

Keith, his wife Janet. and their three children, Jake, Zach, and Maggie, live in Weston, Connecticut.