Peter Foss

November 20, 2009

President, Olympic Sponsorship and Corporate Sales, General Electric (United States)

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Biography

Peter Foss has served as president of GE Olympic sponsorship since 2003. In 2008, he took on additional responsibilities for sales force effectiveness and corporate sales. Foss is responsible for coordinating GE's global Olympic sponsorship, as well as serving as GE's liaison with the NFL. In addition, he leads a team whose goal is to develop and implement growth strategies with a select group of GE's strategic global customers. A 31-year GE veteran, Foss previously served for six years as the president of GE Polymerland, which is the commercial organization representing GE Plastics and was an early adopter and leader in e-commerce. Prior to that, he was a regional general manager for four of the GE Plastics regions. He is a graduate of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, where he earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry, and lives in Charlotte.