Board of Directors
Following is biographical information for each member of our Board of Directors. All of our directors, other than Mr. Brown — our President and Chief Executive Officer — are non-employee directors and are "independent" under the criteria established by the New York Stock Exchange.
William M. (Bill) Brown
William M. (Bill) Brown, 49, is our President and Chief Executive officer. Prior to joining Harris in November 2011, Mr. Brown was Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, of United Technologies Corporation ("UTC"). Earlier, he served 5 years as President of UTC's Fire & Security Division. In all, Mr. Brown spent 14 years with UTC, holding U.S. and international roles at various divisions, including Carrier Corporation's Asia Pacific Operations and the Carrier Transicold division. Before joining UTC in 1997, he worked for McKinsey & Company as a senior engagement manager. He began his career as a project engineer at Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
Mr. Brown has been a member of the Board since December 2011.
Mr. Brown serves on the board of directors for the Fire Department of NYC (FDNY) Foundation and is involved with the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Engineering, Villanova University.
Thomas A. Dattilo
Thomas A. Dattilo, 61, is our Chairman. He is an advisor and consultant to various private investment firms. He served as a Senior Advisor for Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, a unit of Cerberus Capital Management, a private investment firm, from June 2007 until June 2009. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Dattilo was most recently Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, a company that specializes in the design, manufacture and sale of passenger and truck tires.
He joined Cooper in January 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer and was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from April 2000 until August 2006. Prior to joining Cooper, he held senior positions with Dana Corporation. His last position with Dana was President of its sealing products group.
Mr. Dattilo has been a member of our Board since August 2001. He became Chairman on January 1, 2012. He is also Chairperson of the Management Development and Compensation Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Dattilo is also a director of Solera Holdings, Inc. and of Hayworth, Inc., a privately-held global designer and manufacturer of office furniture and organic workspaces. He is past Chairman of the Rubber Manufacturers Association and past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturers Alliance. Mr. Dattilo served as a director of Cooper Tire & Rubber Company from 1999 to 2006 and Alberto-Culver Company from 2006 to May 2011.
Peter W. Chiarelli
Peter W. Chiarelli, General U.S. Army (Ret.), 62, retired in January 2012 from the U.S. Army, where he most recently served as Vice Chief of Staff, the Army’s second-highest-ranking officer, with responsibility for oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Army and for leading the Army's budget planning and execution and its efforts to modernize its equipment, procedures and formations. During his nearly 40 years of service with U.S. Army, Mr. Chiarelli held several other senior officer positions, including Senior Military Assistant, Secretary of Defense, serving as principal military advisor to the Secretary of Defense; Commander of the Multi-National Corps – Iraq, serving as the senior tactical commander of U.S. and Coalition troops in Iraq; Division Commander, Fort Hood, Texas and Baghdad, Iraq; U.S. Army Chief Operations, Training and Mobilization; and Executive Officer, Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, serving as principal military assistant and advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. He also commanded troops at all levels from platoon to Multi-National Corps. Since his retirement from the U.S. Army, Mr. Chiarelli serves as Chief Executive Officer of One Mind for Research, a non-profit organization bringing together healthcare providers, researchers and academics to cure brain disorders.
Mr. Chiarelli has been a member of our Board since August 2012.
Terry D. Growcock
Terry D. Growcock, 66, is retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., a diversified industrial manufacturer of cranes and foodservice equipment and a provider of ship building and ship repair services. He joined Manitowoc in 1994 as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Manitowoc Ice. He became President of Manitowoc Foodservice Group in 1995 and served in that capacity until his promotion to President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. in 1998. He was named Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Manitowoc in October 2002. Mr. Growcock retired as Chief Executive Officer of Manitowoc in May 2007 and as Chairman of the Board in December 2008.
Mr. Growcock has been a member of our Board since August 2005 and is a member of the Business Conduct and Corporate Responsibility Committee and the Management Development and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Growcock also is a director of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (since 2008) and Harsco Corporation (since 2008) and an advisory member of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Mr. Growcock served as a director of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. from 1998 to 2008.
Lewis Hay III
Lewis Hay III, 56, is Executive Chairman of NextEra Energy, Inc., one of the nation's leading electricity-related services companies and the largest renewable energy generator in North America. He was elected President and Chief Executive Officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. in June 2001 and Chairman of the Board in January 2002. Mr. Hay retired as Chief Executive Officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. in July 2012. Mr Hay also is Chairman of NextEra Energy's two primary subsidiaries, Florida Power & Light Company and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. Mr. Hay relinquished the title of President of NextEra Energy in December 2006 and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Power & Light Company in July 2008. He joined NextEra Energy as Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer in 1999 and in 2000 was appointed President of NextEra Energy Resources LLC.
Mr. Hay has been a member of our Board since February 2002 and is Chairperson of the Corporate Governance Committee and a member of the Management Development and Compensation Committee.
In addition to being a director of NextEra Energy, Inc. (since 2001), Mr. Hay is a director of Capital One Financial Corporation (since 2003), the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations and the Edison Electric Institute, where he is also the Chairman. He is a member of the Business Board of Advisors at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, the Business Roundtable and the Florida Council of 100. Mr Hay also serves on the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Karen Katen, 63, is a Senior Advisor to Essex Woodlands, a healthcare growth equity and venture capital firm. She joined Essex Woodlands in October 2007. Ms. Katen retired in March 2007 as Vice Chairman of Pfizer Inc., a research-based, global pharmaceutical company. Ms. Katen joined Pfizer in 1974 and held a series of management positions with increasing responsibility, including serving as President of Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals and Executive Vice President of Pfizer from 2001 to 2005 and President of Pfizer Human Health, the company's principal operating group, from 2005 to 2007. She has also served as Chairman of the Pfizer Foundation, a charitable foundation affiliated with Pfizer.
Ms. Katen has been a member of our Board since December 1994 and is a member of the Business Conduct and Corporate Responsibility Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee.
Ms. Katen also is a director of The Home Depot, Inc. (since 2007) and Air Liquide (since 2008) and a member of the Global Advisory Board of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, and a member of the RAND Corporation's Health Board of Advisors. Ms. Katen is a trustee for the University of Chicago and is a council member of the Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago. Ms. Katen served as a director of General Motors Corporation from 1997 to 2009. Ms. Katen is also a director at the New York Botanical Garden.
Stephen P. Kaufman
Stephen P. Kaufman, 70, has been a Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School since January 2001. He is a retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Electronics, Inc., a distributor of semiconductors and computer products. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of Arrow in 1985, Chief Executive Officer in 1986, and Chairman in 1994. He retired in September 2002. Previously, Mr. Kaufman was a partner at McKinsey & Company, an international management consulting firm.
Mr. Kaufman has been a member of our Board since December 1999 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee.
Mr. Kaufman is also a director of KLA-Tencor Corporation (since 2002). Mr. Kaufman served as a director of Thermo Fischer Scientific Inc. from 2007 to 2010, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. from July 2004 to December 2006 and again from July 2007 to November 2009, Arrow Electronics, Inc. from 1984 to 2003, and Polaroid Corporation from 1997 to 2001.
Leslie F. Kenne
Leslie F. Kenne, Lieutenant General USAF (Ret.), 64, retired in September 2003 from the U.S. Air Force, where she had a 32-year military career and had most recently been Deputy Chief of Staff for Warfighting Integration at Air Force headquarters in Washington, D.C. Previously, she commanded the Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. She also directed a number of major procurement programs, including the F-16 and Joint Strike Fighter programs. Since her retirement from the U.S. Air Force, Ms. Kenne is a private independent consultant for various defense companies and/or agencies.
Ms. Kenne has been a member of our Board since April 2004 and is Chairperson of the Business Conduct and Corporate Responsibility Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee.
Ms. Kenne is also a director of Unisys Corporation (since 2006) and Oshkosh Corporation (since 2010). Ms. Kenne served as a director of EDO Corporation from 2004 to 2007.
David B. Rickard
David B. Rickard, 65, retired from CVS Caremark Corporation, a retail pharmacy chain and provider of healthcare services and pharmacy benefits management, in December 2009. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Rickard was the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer. He held this position since joining CVS in September 1999. Prior to joining CVS, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of RJR Nabisco Holdings Corporation from March 1997 to August 1999. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of International Distillers and Vintners Americas.
Mr. Rickard has been a member of our Board since October 2001 and is Chairperson of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee.
Mr. Rickard also is a director of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (since 2007) and Dollar General Corporation (since 2010), and chairs the Audit Committee of each of these boards. He is also a former member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Committee (extended term).
Dr. James C. Stoffel
Dr. James C. Stoffel, 66, is a General Partner of Trillium International, a private equity company. He was an executive at Eastman Kodak Company, a film and digital imaging company, until April 2005, having served as Senior Vice President, Chief Technical Officer since 2000, and Director of Research and Development, after joining the firm in 1997 as Vice President, Director Electronic Imaging Products Research and Development. Prior to joining Kodak, he was with Xerox Corporation for more than 20 years, serving as Vice President of Corporate Research and Technology, Vice President and General Manager of the Advanced Imaging Business Unit, Vice President and Chief Engineer, as well as other executive positions.
Dr. Stoffel has been a member of our Board since August 2003 and is a member of the Finance Committee and the Management Development and Compensation Committee.
Dr. Stoffel also is a director of Aviat Networks, Inc. (since 2007) and currently serves as Aviat's Lead Independent Director. He also serves on the Advisory Board for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Notre Dame and is Chairman of the advisory board of ASTRI, Hong Kong.
Gregory T. Swienton
Gregory T. Swienton, 62, is Executive Chairman of Ryder System, Inc., a logistics and transportation services company. He joined Ryder in June 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer, and was named Chief Executive Officer in November 2000 and Chairman in May 2002. He retired as Ryder’s Chief Executive Officer in December 2012. Prior to joining Ryder, he was Senior Vice President-Growth Initiatives of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation ("BNSF"). He held senior positions with BNSF and the former Burlington Northern Railroad from 1994 to 1999, and various executive and management positions with DHL Worldwide Express from 1982 to 1994.
Mr. Swienton has been a member of our Board since February 2000 and is Chairperson of the Finance Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.
In addition to being a director for Ryder System, Inc. (since 1999), Mr. Swienton is a director of Lennox International, Inc. (since 2010). He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida.
Hansel E. Tookes II
Hansel E. Tookes II, 64, retired from Raytheon Company, a company engaged in defense and government electronics, space and airborne systems, information technology, technical services and business and special mission aircraft, in December 2002. He joined Raytheon in September 1999 as President and Chief Operating Officer of its Raytheon Aircraft Company subsidiary, a commercial, military and regional aircraft manufacturing company. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon Aircraft Company in January 2000 and Chairman in August 2000. He became President of Raytheon International in May 2001. Prior to joining Raytheon in 1999, he served United Technologies Corporation as President of its Pratt & Whitney Large Military Engines Group since 1996. He joined United Technologies Corporation in 1980 and held a variety of senior leadership positions. Mr. Tookes was a Lieutenant Commander and pilot in the U.S. Navy and later served as a commercial pilot with United Airlines.
Mr. Tookes has been a member of our Board since April 2005 and is a member of the Audit Committee and the Business Conduct and Corporate Responsibility Committee.
Mr. Tookes also is a director of Corning Incorporated (since 2001), NextEra Energy, Inc. (since 2005) and Ryder System, Inc. (since 2002). He also is Vice Chairman of the United Negro Fund Special Programs Corporation.
Ages are as of October 5, 2012.