Melanie Cook leads GE Appliances’ Sourcing team and is responsible for the global procurement of all sourced finished goods, direct and indirect materials, and affiliates.
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with a specialty in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida.
Melanie has 21 years of GE experience in data warehousing, auditing, new product growth and sourcing. Some of Melanie’s past positions include Executive Audit Manager for GE Capital Europe, Global Market Director for the Transportation segment at GE Plastics, General Manager, Industrial Communications at GE Energy and General Manager, Cooking Products at GE Appliances.
In her previous role at GE Appliances, Melanie led the Cooking division, which consists of free-standing ranges, wall ovens, cooktops and microwave products.
Melanie serves on the board of Family Scholar House, whose mission is to end the cycle of poverty through education in the community. She is also Second Vice Chair for the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM).
Melanie and her husband, a GE alum, have two children and reside in Louisville, Kentucky.