He takes over from Richard Wacker, who has left to join Korea Exchange Bank. Cary will report to senior vice-president of finance and CFO Keith Sherin.
Shane Fitzsimons, current general manager of finance for GE Aircraft Engines Services, will step into Cary’s former post.
Cary, a 17-year veteran of General Electric, has held several posts within the company. He has served as president and chief executive of GE Vendor Financial Services, VP and manager of financial planning and analysis for GE Capital, and CFO of global consumer finance and business development for GE Capital in Asia.