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Management Team


Martha Sullivan
President and Chief Executive Officer
Biography PhotoMartha Sullivan
President and Chief Executive Officer


Martha Sullivan was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in January, 2013 and President in September, 2010. Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a position she held since the business was purchased by Bain Capital in April 2006.

Ms. Sullivan joined Texas Instruments in 1984 and held various management positions, including Vice President of Sensor Products from 1997 to 2006.

Past and present external positions include the Key Execut... 
Steve Beringhause
Executive Vice President, Performance Sensing and Chief Technology Officer
Biography PhotoSteve Beringhause
Executive Vice President, Performance Sensing and Chief Technology Officer


Steve Beringhause was appointed Chief Technology Officer in November 2015. He was appointed Executive Vice President of the global Performance Sensing business in April, 2015. He was previously Senior Vice President of the Global Performance Business from January, 2013. He was named as Senior Vice President of Performance Sensing Asia and the Americas in July 2012, Vice President of Performance Sensing Asia in 2010, and Vice President of Performance Sensing Americas in 2006.

Mr. Beri... 

Jeffrey Cote
Executive Vice President, Sensing Solutions and Chief Operating Officer
Biography PhotoJeffrey Cote
Executive Vice President, Sensing Solutions and Chief Operating Officer


Jeffrey Cote was appointed Executive Vice President of the Global Sensing Solutions business in November 2015. He was appointed as Sensata's Chief Operating Officer in July 2012. He joined Sensata as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in January 2007, and was appointed Executive Vice President in July 2007.

Prior to joining Sensata, Mr. Cote was the Chief Operating Officer at Ropes & Gray LLP’s and managed their operations by directing the firm’s administrative and ope... 
Paul Vasington
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Biography PhotoPaul Vasington
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Paul Vasington was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2014 and Chief Accounting Officer in April 2014. Mr. Vasington is responsible for the leadership and oversight of all global financial activities of Sensata.

Mr. Vasington has 24 years of diverse financial and managerial experience, including nearly 10 years with Honeywell International Inc. He most recently served as Vice President and CFO of Honeywell Aerospace, where he led global financial initi... 

Paul Chawla
Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto Europe
Biography PhotoPaul Chawla
Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto Europe


Paul Chawla was appointed Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto Europe in April 2016. He joined Sensata as Vice President, Sensors Europe in June 2014 from Johnson Controls (JCI) where he served as Vice President and General Manager for the company’s India business unit.

Prior to this role, he held General Manager and director positions in France and Germany for JCI.

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Allisha Elliott
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
Biography PhotoAllisha Elliott
Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer


Allisha Elliott joined Sensata as Senior Vice President of Human Resources in September, 2013.

Ms. Elliott was previously Vice President of Human Resources and Communications for Honeywell International’s Transportation Systems division based in Switzerland. Prior to this role, she was Human Resources Functional Transformation Vice President across Honeywell International and held roles as Human Resources Director for several Honeywell divisions, based both in Shanghai, China and Phoenix, A... 

Charles Kirol
Senior Vice President, Global Operations
Biography PhotoCharles Kirol
Senior Vice President, Global Operations


Charles Kirol was appointed Senior Vice President, Global Operations in April 2016. He joined Sensata in March 2015 as Vice President, Global Procurement from Stanley Black & Decker where he held a series of Supply Management positions of increasing responsibility, culminating in his role as Vice President of Global Supply Chain Management for the Industrial Segment. Mr. Kirol also worked at GE Capital Corporations as a Global Operations Master Black Belt/Lean Leader, Director of Global Sourc... 

Hans Lidforss
Senior Vice President, Strategy and M&A
Biography PhotoHans Lidforss
Senior Vice President, Strategy and M&A


Hans Lidforss joined Sensata in June 2014 as Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A. Mr. Lidforss is responsible for corporate strategy, M&A, acquisition integration and business development.

Prior to Sensata, Mr. Lidforss was Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Taleo in Dublin CA, where he led corporate strategy, M&A, acquisition integration and corporate business development. During his time there, he successfully led efforts in the sale of Taleo to Oracle. Previously, Hans w... 

Vineet Nargolwala
Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto North America, Japan & Korea
Biography PhotoVineet Nargolwala
Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto North America, Japan & Korea


Vineet Nargolwala was appointed Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto North America, Japan & Korea in April 2016. He has responsibility for sales, marketing, engineering and PMT throughout North America, Japan and Korea. Mr. Nargolwala joined Sensata in February 2013 as Vice President of Sensors Americas.

Previously, he was with Honeywell International most recently as President, Phoenix Controls- a global building automation business specializing in critical environmen... 

Steven Reynolds
Vice President, General Counsel
Biography PhotoSteven Reynolds
Vice President, General Counsel


Steven Reynolds has served as General Counsel and head of the Legal Department since the Sensors & Controls business of Texas Instruments was purchased by Bain Capital in April 2006. He was named a vice president in January 2007.

Mr. Reynolds supported the S&C business of Texas Instruments as legal counsel beginning in January 1999 and was with Texas Instruments since 1990 in other legal positions.

Prior to joining Texas Instruments, Mr. Reynolds worked as an attorney i... 
Rob Stefanic
Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Biography PhotoRob Stefanic
Vice President, Chief Information Officer


Rob Stefanic was named as vice president and Chief Information Officer in November, 2010.

He previously held positions as Principle Managing Consultant at Princeton Consulting firm, Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Tyco’s Engineered Products and Service division and Chief Information Officer for Electrolux Home Products where he headed information technology for the Americas. Earlier roles included various positions at XPEDX, WARDS, and Office Depot.

Rob... 
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