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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
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where he worked in the health care, oil field services, steel and textile industries. From 2004 until 2007, Mr. Jacobson also served on the Springfield, Massachusetts Finance Control Board, a position to which he was appointed by former Governor Mitt Romney. Mr. Jacobson was selected to serve as a director of the issuer because of his strong financial, consulting and executive experience.

 

Seth Meisel is a Principal at Bain Capital, where he has worked since 1999. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Meisel worked as a consultant and manager at Mercer Management Consulting in the industrial, financial services and retail industries. Mr. Meisel serves on the board of directors of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc. and Unisource Worldwide, Inc. Mr. Meisel 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 acquisitions and financings. Mr. Meisel has served as a director of several private companies during his career in private equity and consulting.

 

Charles W. Peffer was a partner of KPMG LLP and its predecessor firms from 1979 until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Peffer served in KPMG’s Kansas City office as Partner in Charge of Audit from 1986 to 1993 and as Managing Partner from 1993 to 2000. Mr. Peffer is a director of Garmin, Ltd., NPC International, Inc. and the Commerce Funds, a family of eight mutual funds. Mr. Peffer was selected to serve on the board of directors of the issuer as a result of his extensive accounting and public company board experience.

 

Prior Directors and Executive Officers

 

Set forth below is certain information relating to the issuer’s directors as of December 31, 2009. All of these directors resigned as of February 26, 2010. Mr. Sarkis continues to serve as a director of STI.

 

Issuer

 

Geert Braaksma, 52 years old, served as a director of the issuer from the completion of the 2006 Acquisition until February 26, 2010. Mr. Braaksma has served as Vice President since January 2007. Mr. Braaksma will be appointed as Vice President, Sensors Europe prior to the completion of this offering. Mr. Braaksma served as General Manager for Europe Sensors since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition and General Manager for the S&C business of Texas Instruments since 1997. Mr. Braaksma joined Texas Instruments in 1989. Mr. Braaksma has served as Managing Director of Sensata Technologies Holland B.V, an indirect subsidiary of the issuer, since the 2006 Acquisition and, prior to the 2006 Acquisition, as Managing Director of Texas Instruments Holland B.V. since 1999.

 

Joep Hamers, 32 years old, served as a director of the issuer from August 2007 until February 26, 2010. Mr. Hamers has served as a director of various real estate and private equity investment vehicles since January 2006. Mr. Hamers served as an accountant to various real estate and private equity vehicles since 2005.

 

ANT Management (Netherlands) B.V. served as a director of the issuer from the completion of the 2006 Acquisition until February 26, 2010. ANT Management (Netherlands) B.V. is a private company with limited liability organized under the laws of the Netherlands and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ANT Trust & Corporate Services N.V., a public company with limited liability organized under the laws of the Netherlands. ANT Management (Netherlands) B.V. provides corporate management and secretarial services to the issuer.

 

Prior to March 8, 2010, the issuer did not have any appointed officers. In connection with this offering, Mr. Wroe has performed the function of a chief executive officer of the issuer, Mr. Cote has performed the function of a chief financial officer of the issuer and Mr. Hureau has performed the function of a chief accounting officer of the issuer.

 

STI

 

Walid Sarkis, 40 years old, has served as a director of STI since the completion of the 2006 Acquisition. Mr. Sarkis is a Managing Director of Bain Capital, where he has worked since 1997. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Sarkis was a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group in France where he provided strategic and operational advice to companies in the consumer products and industrial goods sectors. Previously he was an officer in the French Army. Mr. Sarkis also serves as a director of Ideal Standard International, FCI S.A. and Novacap SAS.

 

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