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Lloyd G. Trotter, American investment company executive, former diversified technology and services company executive. Named 50 Most Important African-American in Technology, USBE&Information Technology and Blackmoney.com, 2004. Republican for General Electric America's Promise.


Trotter, Lloyd G. was born on April 9, 1945 in Cleveland.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (honorary), Cleveland State University, 2001.


Field service engineer General Electric Lighting, 1970. Various positions General Electric, 1970-1990. Vice president, general manager manufacturing Education&C, 1990-1998.

Senior vice president General Electric, 1998-1999. President, Chief Executive Officer General Electric Industrial Systems, 1999—2004. Chief Executive Officer, consumer & industrial division General Electric, 2004—2006.

President, Chief Executive Officer General Electric Industrial, 2006—2008. Vice chairman General Electric, 2006—2008. Managing partner GenNx360 Capital Partners, since 2008.

Started General Electric African-American forum, 1990. Board director National Association of Manufacturers, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME), General Electric, since 2007, Textron Inc., since 2008.


Republican for General Electric America's Promise.


  • Other Interests

    Collector of Harlem Renaissance Period art and wine.


Married Teri Trotter. 3 children.

Teri Trotter