CORK, Ireland, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) today announced the appointment of Johan F. Pfeiffer as Executive Vice President, Rest of World Installation & Services. In this role, Mr. Pfeiffer will have responsibility for Tyco's commercial fire and security and residential security businesses in all regions outside of North America, a segment with $3.9 billion in revenue in fiscal year 2014. He will report to George Oliver, Tyco's Chief Executive Officer. Most recently, Mr. Pfeiffer served as Vice President of FMC Technologies, leading its global Surface Technologies and Energy Infrastructure businesses.
"Johan has an exceptional record for driving growth through innovation and leading in complex environments in both global and regional roles across several business lines," said Mr. Oliver. "He has been successful at achieving organic growth by applying technology to enhance service and product offerings in vertical markets and by expanding into new market segments, as well as growing scale through strategic acquisitions."
Prior to joining Tyco, Mr. Pfeiffer had a 22-year career with FMC Corporation and FMC Technologies. Before his most recent role, he was Vice President of FMC Technologies' Surface Wellhead businesses. Previously, he advanced through a series of business line general management roles in Europe, Latin America and North America. He began his career as an engineer with Dow Chemical in Switzerland. Mr. Pfeiffer holds a bachelor's degree in materials science engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. He also earned advanced degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, including a master's degree in international studies from the Lauder Institute and an MBA from the Wharton School.
Tyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire protection and security company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with the latest fire protection and security products and services. A company with $10+ billion in annual revenue, Tyco has over 57,000 employees in more than 900 locations across 50 countries serving various end markets, including commercial, institutional, governmental, retail, industrial, energy, residential and small business. For more information, visit www.tyco.com.