Appointed: 1 April 2015
Tenure: 3 years
Career and experience: Dean began his career at the Ford Motor Company. From there he held a series of leadership roles before moving to Tyco International Ltd, where he held various senior management positions before joining General Electric Company and United Technologies Corporation. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Security and then President, Global Services of United Technologies Fire & Security. Dean was also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Fire Protection Association.
Skills and competencies: Dean brings a broad range of financial and customer experience to the Board, along with significant general management experience; with a particular focus on change and performance improvement programmes.
External appointments: Advisor to the board at City Light Capital, Board member of Red Hawk Fire & Security, LLC and Non-executive Director of Albemarle Corporation.