Print Page  |  Close Window

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.'s SEC Filings

S-1/A
SENSATA TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING PLC filed this Form S-1/A on 03/09/2010
Entire Document
 


Table of Contents

2006 Acquisition and has specific expertise in finance, operations and industrial technology. Mr. Conard has served as a director of numerous public and private companies during his career in private equity, banking and consulting.

 

Paul Edgerley has served as a director of STI since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition. He is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, where he has worked since 1988. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Edgerley spent five years at Bain & Company where he worked as a consultant and a manager in the healthcare, information services, retail and automobile industries. Previously he worked for Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company. Mr. Edgerley also serves on the board of directors of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., Steel Dynamics, Inc., HD Supply Inc., GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Limited, MEI Conlux and Sunac Group. Mr. Edgerley was selected to serve as a director of the issuer because he has had significant involvement with Sensata since the 2006 Acquisition and has specific expertise in corporate strategy development. Mr. Edgerley has served as a director of numerous public and private companies during his career in private equity, consulting and accounting.

 

John Lewis has served as a director of STI since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition. John Lewis is a Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Unitas Capital. Prior to joining Chase Capital Partners in 1996, Mr. Lewis was a member of Chase Manhattan Bank’s Merchant Banking Group in Hong Kong for two years, where he was responsible for developing Chase’s direct investment business in Asia. Previously, he worked in Chase’s Merchant Banking Group in New York for four years. Mr. Lewis also serves on the board of directors of Edwards Group Ltd., KD Blue Sky Technologies Ltd. and Wuhan Kaidi Electric Power Environmental Protection Co. Ltd. Mr. Lewis was selected to serve as a director of the issuer because he has extensive experience in serving as a director of portfolio companies of Unitas Capital, and has a strong financial background.

 

Michael Ward has served as director of STI since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition. Mr. Ward is a Managing Director of Bain Capital and joined the firm in 2003. From 1997 through 2003 Mr. Ward was President and Chief Operating Officer of Digitas. Prior to Digitas, Mr. Ward spent four years with Bain & Company and nine years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Ward serves on the board of directors of Toys R Us and The Weather Channel. Mr. Ward was selected to serve as a director of the issuer because he has had significant involvement with Sensata since the 2006 Acquisition and has specific expertise in operations and accounting. Mr. Ward has served as a director of numerous public and private companies during his career in private equity, industry and accounting.

 

Stephen Zide has served as a director of STI since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition. Mr. Zide has been a Managing Director of Bain Capital since 2001 and joined the firm in 1997. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Zide was a Managing Director of Pacific Equity Partners, a strategic partner of Bain Capital in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Zide was a partner of the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where he was a founding member of the New York office and specialized in representing private equity and venture capital firms. Mr. Zide also serves on the board of directors of Edcon Holdings (Proprietary) Limited, Innophos Holdings, Inc., Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., HD Supply Inc. and The Weather Channel. Mr. Zide was selected to serve as a director of the issuer because he has had significant involvement with Sensata since the 2006 Acquisition and has specific expertise in negotiation and financing. Mr. Zide has served as a director of numerous public and private companies during his career in private equity and law.

 

Prior to the completion of this offering, Geert Braaksma will be appointed to serve as Vice President, Sensors Europe. See “—Existing Directors and Executive Officers” for biographical information about Mr. Braaksma.

 

New Directors

 

Set forth below is certain information relating to the individuals who were elected to issuer’s board of directors on February 26, 2010 that did not previously serve on the board of directors of STI.

 

Michael J. Jacobson is a director and the president of PGE Management, Inc. and Jacobson Group, Inc., both of which are real estate investment and development companies, where he has worked since 1992 and 1994, respectively. Prior to founding PGE Management, Mr. Jacobson was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vetco Gray, Inc. from 1988 until 1991. Previously, Mr. Jacobson was a Vice President at Bain & Company,

 

104