Clarence Nunn has been named president and chief executive officer of GE Capital Solutions Fleet Services business. Nunn replaces Bob Mitchell, who has been appointed to a new role leading GE Capital's regulated operations.

Prior to Fleet Services, Nunn was the chief commercial officer at GE Capital's Commercial Distribution Finance business in Chicago.

Since joining GE in 1992, Nunn has held key leadership roles in sales, marketing, product development, and quality within several GE businesses in the U.S. and Canada, including GE Plastics, GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing, GE Vendor Financial Services, and most recently GE Capital's Commercial Distribution Finance.

Nunn was born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif. He attended San Diego State University and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing and received his Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

He was selected to play defensive back for the New Orleans Saints in the 1988 National Football League (NFL) draft. After spending two years in the NFL, Nunn began his GE career in 1992 when he joined the sales team at Polymerland (GE distributor of thermoplastic resins) in Portland, Ore. In 1995, he joined GE Plastics as an account manager in Southern California and in 1996, was named the global media & data storage industry manager located in Pittsfield, Mass. In 1998, he was promoted to commercial director for the newly formed Specialty Products & Services business located in Selkirk, N.Y. In this role, he was awarded a U.S. patent for the method and system for selecting product colors.

From 1998 through 2001, Nunn held several roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, product management and quality achieving Master Black Belt certification in 2001.

Joining the GE Financial Services Business' in 2002, he was promoted to senior vice president of sales and marketing at GE Capital Canada Equipment Financing located in Montreal. In 2004, Nunn joined GE Vendor Financial Services as vice president & general manager EFS - Diversified Flow located in Chicago. In 2005, he was promoted to chief marketing officer for the Commercial Distribution Finance business and was later named to his current position of chief commercial officer responsible for marketing, business development and the Imagination Breakthrough project, Dealer Solutions.

Nunn and his family will reside in Minnesota.