GE Grants R&G Global Consultants License to Lean/Six Sigma Materials

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FAIRFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 20, 2004–General Electric Co and R&G Global Consultants, a global business process excellence company, have come to an agreement under which R&G is granted the use of GE’s Lean/Six Sigma Materials to be incorporated into R&G’s own Business Process Excellence(TM) products. Business Process Excellence(TM) allows business leaders to create new learning experiences and generate new levels of thinking. These abilities are the foundation for driving change in critical business processes and bringing surprising results to the Boardroom.

Over the years GE has enjoyed great financial rewards from its Six Sigma program and built on this foundation to impact all key aspects of its business. Leadership participation has been at the center throughout the 8 year Six Sigma evolution.

Piet Van Abeelen, Managing Partner of R&G Global Consultants and former GE Chief Six Sigma Quality Officer said, “We’re excited about incorporating GE’s proven capability into our Business Process Excellence(TM) strategy. Many of our customers have deployed Lean and Six Sigma and now see an urgent need to connect this to their critical business processes. R&G’s capability plays to this need and provides the Boardrooms with greater returns.”

Gary Reiner, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer and current GE Six Sigma Quality leader said, “Piet has been an integral part of making GE a Six Sigma leader recognized around the world. With R&G he can help other companies the same way and will be part of GE’s ongoing efforts to constantly search for new ways to improve our critical business processes and help our customers to be more competitive.”

R&G Global Consultants is a company specializing in business process consultancy. R&G has extensive experience in both the industrial and the financial markets. R&G has offices in Stamford, CT and Amsterdam in the Netherlands. For contact information:

GE (NYSE:GE) is a diversified technology and services company dedicated to creating products that make life better. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, television programming and plastics, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at


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