Tyco nominates Raj Gupta, Chairman and CEO of Rohm and Haas, for election to its Board of Directors
Jan 19, 2005
The Nominating and Governance Committee of Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC)(BSX: TYC) has nominated Raj Gupta, chairman and chief executive officer of Rohm and Haas Company, for election to Tyco's board of directors.
If elected at the 2005 annual general meeting of shareholders, Gupta, 59, would become Tyco's 12th director and its 11th independent director. Tyco's shareholder meeting is scheduled for March 10, 2005 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, N.C.
Gupta has been chairman and CEO of Philadelphia-based Rohm and Haas since October 1999. Rohm and Haas is a $7 billion specialty materials company that makes products for the personal care, grocery, home and construction markets, and the electronics industry.
Gupta also serves on the board of trustees for Drexel University and is a board member of The Vanguard Group.