Executive Management Board

Richard Tyson, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Tyson

Chief Executive Officer

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Richard has over 20 years’ experience in the communications, aerospace and defence industries. Richard has previously held senior positions at Cobham plc.

Mark Hoad

Mark Hoad

Chief Financial Officer

Date joined: 2015

Relevant skills and experience: Mark is a Chartered Accountant. He has previously held finance roles in BBA Aviation plc and RMC Group plc in Europe and Australia.

Amrei Drechsler

Amrei Drechsler

EVP Transportation Sensing and Control

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Amrei has over 20 years’ experience in the automotive industry. Amrei has previously worked at companies including Continental, Siemens, TRW and GKN.

Tim Roberts

Tim Roberts

EVP Sensors and Specialist Components

Date joined: 2008

Relevant skills and experience: Tim has led a number of TT divisions over almost nine years with the Company. Prior to joining TT, Tim was Strategy Director for Spirent Communications plc.

Tom Garvey

Tom Garvey

EVP Power Electronics

Date joined: 2016

Relevant skills and experience: Tom has over 20 years’ experience in the aerospace and defence industry. Tom previously held senior positions at Cobham, Eaton, Thales and Rolls-Royce.

Mike Leahan

Mike Leahan

EVP Global Manufacturing Solutions

Date joined: 2017

Relevant skills and experience: Mike has over 30 years’ experience in the aerospace and defence industry. Mike previously held senior positions at Marotta Controls, Lucas Aerospace and Fairchild Controls.

Lynton Boardman

Lynton Boardman

Group General Counsel & Company Secretary

Date joined: 2012

Relevant skills and experience: Lynton qualified as a lawyer with Simmons & Simmons. Lynton was formerly Head of Legal at Syngenta Crop Protection (EMEA) and General Counsel and Company Secretary at QinetiQ.

John Leighton-Jones

John Leighton-Jones

EVP Human Resources

Date joined: 2010

Relevant skills and experience: John has over 15 years’ senior HR experience. John was previously HR Director of QinetiQ Group plc.

Candy Bowles

Candy Bowles

EVP Corporate Development and Strategy

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Candy has over 15 years’ experience in strategy, turnaround and M&A in Europe and Asia. Candy was previously at LEK and CIL Consulting.

Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson

EVP Operations and Supply Chain

Date joined: 2014

Relevant skills and experience: Michael has previously held positions in United Technologies and TE Connectivity. Michael’s specialist skills lie in Health and Safety, Environmental practices, Lean operating systems, procurement and logistics.