DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Walter Robb has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Walter Robb, who recruited Jack Welch to GE and revived the company’s medical-equipment unit, has died of Covid-19 at age 92. https://www.wsj.com/articles/walter-robb-ge-executive-who-recruited-jack-welch-dies-of-covid-19-at-92-11585084845 …
Walter Robb, who led GE’s medical imaging division in the 1970s and 1980s, has died of COVID-19 disease. Under his tenure, GE made major advances in medical imaging instrumentation, including the development of CT, MRI, and ultrasound. https://t.co/kaCr3BJvKj pic.twitter.com/CTzPbbvMpt
— AuntMinnie.com (@AuntMinnie) March 24, 2020
Terribly sad to hear this news. Walt Robb was a brilliant, generous man I was lucky to know in grad school. GE executive, philanthropist Walter Robb dies of COVID-19 https://t.co/OzRPdHPEqi via @TimesUnion
— Abi Potter Clough (@AbiCPCU) March 23, 2020
Cause of Death.