A memorial service was held Jan. 29 in Roseville, Calif., for Roger Martin Dell, a former vice president of GE Capital of Stamford who helped launch the company’s Singapore operation. Dell died suddenly Jan. 17 after suffering a heart attack. He was 47 years old.
Dell, a former Greenwich resident, joined GE Capital in 1989 as an associate in the Structured Finance Group. After being appointed vice president, he moved to Singapore in 1993, handling investments in a number of projects involving energy, transportation and telecommunications initiatives. He transferred to Jakarta, Indonesia, in 1996 and helped establish a GE Capital Equity Capital Group in Southeast Asia, which invested in a number of regional companies. Political unrest led him to leave the region in 1998. He eventually returned to Singapore, where he joined Citibank, spearheading business development for its Global Banking Division. Dell established his own company, Silver Refined Pte. Ltd., in 2000. The business provided services to new Singapore companies.
After returning to the United States, Dell and wife, Betsy, decided to take up residence in Roseville. There, Dell became director of finance and COO for legal and financial services company CLC Incorporated of Granite Bay. At the time of his death, Dell was a financial consultant. Many of his clients were involved in alternative energy. Dell was born in Scarsdale. He was a graduate of Brunswick School in Greenwich and received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University. Before joining GE Capital, he worked at Combustion Engineering, Inc.’s Resource Recovery Systems Division in Windsor. At the time of his death, Dell was studying to become a deacon at his church, Reformation Fellowship, a congregation of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.
Dell is survived by his wife of 25 years, Betsy Langan Dell; two children, Jack and Kay; his father, Glen Dell of Florida and Massachusetts; his sister, Kerry Stratton of Trumbull and many nieces and nephews and other extended family members. Dell was predeceased by his mother, Barbara Dell.
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