The chief executive of General Electric's European business has joined a growing list of business leaders calling on Britain to stay in the European Union.
Ferdinando Beccalli-Falco, president and chief executive of GE Europe, told the Financial Times: “I really hope that England is not going to leave the European Union.”
“It wouldn’t be good for England; it wouldn’t be good for Europe”, he added.
GE’s subsidiary, GE Capital, employs 3,000 in the UK, including at its offices in Hammersmith and Hounslow.
Liberal Democrat MEP for London Sarah Ludford commented: