Executive Director, US
Appointed: 1 April 2015
Committee Membership: Executive
Tenure: 4 years
Career: Dean graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business and earned a Master’s degree in Business Administration. He began his career at the Ford Motor Company where he served as a Member of the Advertising and Product Planning groups. From there he held a series of leadership roles before moving to Tyco International Ltd, and later 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 and Red Hawk Fire & Security, LLC.
Skills and competencies: Dean brings to the Board a broad range of financial and customer experience, along with significant general management experience with a particular focus on change and performance improvement programmes. He has a proven track record of building successful teams and improving operations. Dean’s keen finance and business development skills continue to differentiate the Company as a leading US energy distributor and innovator.
- Advisor to the Board at City Light Capital;
- Non-executive Director of Albemarle Corporation.