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John  Bober

John Bober

GE Capital
Managing Director and Global Technical Controller
Norwalk, CT, USA

John Bober
Managing Director and Global Technical Controller

John Bober is the Global Technical Controller for GE Capital. He is primarily focused on the leasing of equipment and real estate and manages for the General Electric Company all aspects of the FASB-IASB’s lease accounting project. He has been active in the accounting standards setting process, having served on both EITF and AcSEC working groups, and is a member of the joint FASB and IASB international working group on lease accounting. John is also an active member of the accounting and reporting committees of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association and the Solar Energy Industry Association. He is chair of the accounting committee of the Aviation Working Group and the Financial Executives International leases working group.

John joined GE Capital in 1995 and has held various positions in Finance, Risk and general management within GE Capital and GE Energy Financial Services. He has managed the group within GE Energy Financial Services that is responsible for the financial structuring of and the analysis of economic returns from equity and debt investments, project financings, partnerships, and large ticket leases, including lease pricing. Prior to joining GE in 1995, John was a partner with an international accounting firm, based in Jakarta, Indonesia and New York. He frequently speaks at industry conferences on matters related to current developments in finance and accounting.

John has a B.A. in History from Tulane University. He is also an M.P.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and is a member of the McCombs School of Business BBA-MPA Alumni Advisory Board and the Department of Accounting Advisory Council.


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