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GE Begins Recruiting For New Rhode Island Office

GE Begins Recruiting For New Rhode Island Office

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — General Electric is reaching out to Rhode Island universities with plans to recruit 100 people for a new digital technology office in Providence.

GE Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Bornstein said the company intends to tap into the region's university talent and aims to create "a real ecosystem around that type of work that attracts other companies, other entrepreneurs."

Bornstein and other GE executives visited the State House on Monday to detail the company's vision with the state's political leaders and college presidents. The company is seeking about $5.65 million in tax breaks and other business incentives from the state.

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