James E. Heppelmann and Andrew C. Teich to Join Sensata's Board of Directors
ALMELO, Netherlands, April 9, 2014
ALMELO, Netherlands, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Sensata Technologies
Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST), announced that two new directors are included in the
slate of directors in its Proxy Statement filed with the SEC today to be voted
on at this year's annual shareholder meeting. Michael Ward will leave
Sensata's board of directors after the shareholder meeting.
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The proposed board members include James E. Heppelmann, current President and
Chief Executive Officer of PTC, Inc. and Andrew C. Teich, current President
and Chief Executive Officer of FLIR Systems, Inc. Both will remain in their
Mr. Heppelmann has been company President and CEO of PTC since 2010. He
previously held the role of President and COO, as well as EVP of Software
Solutions & Chief Product Officer. Prior to PTC, Mr. Heppelmann was
co-founder, Chief Technical Officer and Vice President of Marketing for
Windchill Technology, Inc. He previously served as Chief Technology Officer
of Metaphase, Inc. and held various positions at Control Data Corporation. He
currently sits on the board of PTC, the Executive Advisory Board of FIRST (For
Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) and the Dean's Advisory
Board of the University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering. Mr.
Heppelmann brings a detailed understanding of technological issues relevant to
Sensata, including the rapid evolution of smart, connected products and the
Internet of Things. If confirmed by shareholders, Mr. Heppelmann will join
Sensata's board on August 1, 2014.
Mr. Teich has been President and CEO of FLIR since 2013. Mr. Teich joined
FLIR in 1999 as Senior Vice President, Marketing, and has held various
positions within FLIR since that time, including President of Commercial
Vision Systems and President of Commercial Systems. Prior to joining FLIR, Mr.
Teich held various positions at Inframetrics, Inc. (acquired by FLIR in 1999),
including Senior Vice President of Marketing and various sales roles. Mr.
Teich has served on the board of directors of FLIR since July 2013. Mr. Teich
is a seasoned executive who brings very relevant industry experience combined
with exceptional sales and marketing skills. If confirmed by shareholders,
Mr. Teich will join Sensata's board immediately following our shareholder's
"I am looking forward to working with Jim and Andy on the board as they bring
unique market insights and great senior management experience from very
successful companies," said Sensata's President and CEO, Martha Sullivan.
"I would like to thank Michael Ward for his partnership, counsel and dedicated
commitment to Sensata's board over the past eight years," added Tom Wroe,
Chairman of Sensata's Board of Directors. "I'd also like to welcome Jim and
Andy to the board; they will help to ensure our continuing commitment to
strong corporate governance."
About Sensata Technologies
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 and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational
vehicle and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's
website at www.sensata.com.
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