Terrence Curtin, board member and President of TE Connectivity will succeed Thomas J. Lynch as the company’s new CEO effective March 9, 2017. Thomas J. Lynch, Chairman of the Board and CEO, will become Executive Chairman.
About Terrence Curtin
Terrence Curtin serves as President, TE Connectivity. In this role, Mr. Curtin is responsible for all of the company’s Connectivity and Sensor businesses and Mergers & Acquisitions activities. In March 2016, he was elected to the Board of Directors.
Prior to this role, Mr. Curtin served as President of TE’s Industrial Solutions segment, which includes the Energy; Industrial; Aerospace, Defense and Marine; Medical and Channel business units. TE’s Industrial Solutions segment is one of the world’s largest suppliers of components and value-added assemblies for a wide range of industries such as aerospace, oil and gas, factory automation, energy and the medical device markets.
Prior to his role as leader of Industrial Solutions, Mr. Curtin served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of TE Connectivity. Mr. Curtin also served as the Vice President and Corporate Controller of TE Connectivity. Before joining TE Connectivity, Mr. Curtin was employed by Arthur Andersen LLP.
Mr. Curtin has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Albright College, Pennsylvania, U.S. and is also a member of its Board of Trustees. Bishop & Associates, Inc. @ 2016 Page 2
About Thomas Lynch
Tom Lynch is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TE Connectivity. Mr. Lynch has served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer since January 2006 and was elected to Chairman of the Board in January 2013.
From September 2004 to January 2006, Mr. Lynch was at Tyco International (Tyco) as the President of Tyco Engineered Products & Services, a global manufacturer of industrial valves and controls. He was promoted to Chief Executive Officer of Tyco Electronics, now TE Connectivity, in January 2006.
Mr. Lynch joined Tyco from Motorola, where he served as Executive Vice President of Motorola, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Motorola’s Personal Communications sector, a leading supplier of cellular handsets. Prior to this role, he served as President of the Integrated Electronics Systems sector, of which automotive was the largest market segment.
Prior to Motorola, Mr. Lynch was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Satellite and Broadcast Network Systems segment for General Instrument Corporation.
Mr. Lynch serves on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, and on the Boards of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO); Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI); The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA; and the US-China Business Council (USCBC), a leading organization in building commercial relations with China.
Mr. Lynch has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Rider University, New Jersey, U.S.