Jack Welch, who lead GE’s re-acquisition of NBC, has died

Jack Welch, the former CEO of GE that lead the corporation’s re-acquisition of NBC, has died at 84.

was originally founded by RCA, Westinghouse and in 1926, but GE was forced to sell and NBC in 1932 over antitrust concerns.

In 1986, Welch was in charge when GE re-acquired RCA.

GE almost immediately began selling off RCA’s assets but did retain NBC.

GE would eventually move into the RCA building at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. It would eventually become known as the GE building.

NBC, in turn, would eventually be combined with Vivendi Universal’s entertainment properties to form in 2003, after Welch’s retirement. then acquired NBCU in 2011.

Meanwhile, was officially renamed the Comcast Building in 2015.

NBC currently has offices on floors 2 to 19, 21, 27, 46 and 47 and 51. It owns the space it occupies on floors 2 to 16.