Tyco International Ltd. yesterday named David E. Robinson as president of its Plastics and Adhesives Group. Mr. Robinson was most recently president of Motorola Broadband Communications Sector, where he ran a leading electronics supplier to the cable television industry.
Tyco Plastics and Adhesives is a leading manufacturer of plastic film, molded products, adhesives, and laminates, serving clients in industrial and other markets.
A Renewed Focus On Plastics Business
"This appointment signals a renewed focus on the operations of the Plastics business," said Tyco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ed Breen. "I have worked closely with Dave Robinson for over 15 years, and I know that he is a proven leader with an outstanding track record. He has a rare combination of strategic vision and practical day-to-day execution skill that will enable him to drive operational excellence throughout the business. Here at Tyco, we're building a world-class team of new and existing executives and Dave will be a very important part of that effort."
"The Plastics Group consists of solid businesses with great products and impressive market positions," said Mr. Robinson. "Looking ahead, we will focus on enhancing our competitive position, integrating operations, developing new products, and improving earnings and cash flow. These businesses have significant opportunities for growth and I look forward to working with the talented people in the Plastics Group to achieve outstanding results throughout the organization."
Mr. Robinson has over 17 years of experience with Motorola (formerly General Instrument).
Tyco International Ltd. is a diversified manufacturing and service company and is the world's largest manufacturer and servicer of electrical and electronic components.
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