Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 20, 2003

Herbert Henkel – Ingersoll-rand Company Ltd (ir)

HERBERT L. HENKEL was elected Chairman of Ingersoll-Rand Company Ltd. on May 3, 2000. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the company since October 1, 1999. Previously, he was President and Chief Operating Officer from April 5, 1999, through September 30, 1999. Mr. Henkel came to Ingersoll-Rand from Textron, Inc., where he was President and Chief Operating Officer. Earlier in his career, he was President of Textron's industrial products segment. From 1987 to 1993, he was President of Greenlee Textron, a maker of tools for wire and cable installation and maintenance. Before joining Textron, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Fastening Systems and Unifast Industries, Inc. Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Chicago Pneumatic Tool Co. and Hilti, Inc. Mr. Henkel earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics and a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Polytechnic University, New York. Also, he holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Pace University, New York. He serves on the Boards of Pitney Bowes Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut and C.R. Bard Inc. of Murray Hill, New Jersey. Profile
TWST: Please give us an overview of Ingersoll-Rand's business segments.

Mr. Henkel: Ingersoll-Rand operates in four global growth sectors. The

first is Climate Control, where we are providing