France’s Le Maire pledges to make sure GE meets job commitments in Belfort

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday he will call Lawrence Culp, the head of General Electric GE.N, in a bid to save jobs at the Belfort factory in eastern France.

“We will make sure that GE respects its commitments regarding jobs in Belfort… I will have the opportunity to call GE Chairman and CEO Larry Culp (on the issue),” Le Maire told a hearing at the French senate.