How about a flunky from some phone company who was not to come back to GE after because Jack Welch didn't like him?? There sure has to be some people like that out there isn't there. Oh sorry, we already did that with Kevin. Nevermind.
Just a guess, but I think GM is being groomed for the position. Of course, I would have prefered DF, but he's "retiring". A longer term grooming possibility would be the CIO - he followed KS in submarine command in the Navy. Small world - oh wait, that only applies when it's a coincidence ;-)
We should send a formal letter to Jack Welch (or his wife, you know how it is with them) asking who else he told, "You should just forget you ever worked here" to. I'm sure there has to be some other backstabbing jerk out there that could take the helm.