Martha Sullivan Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Sensata Technologies In
Planned Leadership Transition
- Steve Beringhause named Senior Vice President of global Sensors business
ALMELO, Netherlands, Jan. 2, 2013
ALMELO,Netherlands, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sensata
Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) (the "Company") today announced that
Martha Sullivan has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer and a director
of the company in a planned leadership transition that was effective
yesterday. Ms. Sullivan, who continues to hold the title of President,
succeeds Thomas Wroe, who stepped down as Chief Executive Officer on December
31, 2012. Wroe will remain on the Board of Directors and become Non-Executive
Chairman. The CEO succession plan was first announced in April 2012.
Commenting on the transition, Ms. Sullivan said, "I would like to thank Tom
for his leadership over the past 40 years in driving Sensata to be a leading
global industrial technology company." She added, "As I look forward to 2013
and beyond, I am proud to have the opportunity to continue our focus on being
a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical
protection devices that improve the lives of millions of people every day."
An engineer by training with nearly 30 years of experience, Ms. Sullivan
joined Sensata's predecessor company, Texas Instruments, in 1984 and held
various management positions including Vice President of Sensor Products from
1997 to 2006. She has been Chief Operating Officer of Sensata since 2006 and
President since 2010. Her past and present external positions include the Key
Executive Council at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, President's Alumni
Council at Michigan Technological University, and Ford International Supplier
Advisory Council. She was also recently inducted into the Academy of
Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Tech and holds an Honorary Doctorate in
Philosophy from that institution.
Sensata also announced today that Steve Beringhause has been named Senior Vice
President of the global Sensors business. As previously announced Steve
Major, his predecessor, retired on December 31, 2012. Mr. Beringhause joined
Sensata's predecessor company, Texas Instruments, in 1988 and served in
various Design Engineering capacities. He was named as Vice President of
Sensors Americas in 2006, Vice President of Sensors Asia in 2010 and Senior
Vice President of Sensors Asia and the Americas in July 2012. He received his
Bachelor of Science and Master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.
About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.
Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is one of the world's leading suppliers of
sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions with
operations and business centers in eleven countries. Sensata's products
improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in
automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating,
air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine
applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's web site at
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