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Martha 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 Executive Council at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, President’s Alumni Council at Michigan Technological University, and Ford International Supplier Advisory Council. She was recently inducted into the Academy of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan Tech, and holds an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from that institution.

She has been a speaker and panelist in a number of technology industry and academic forums including the Ernst & Young China Business Roundtable, Executive Women’s Conference (Morgan Stanley), International Electronics Manufacturing Initiative, Inc. and the Innovation Leadership Forum.

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Steve Beringhause

, Executive Vice President, 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. Beringhause joined Sensata's predecessor company, Texas Instruments, in 1988 and served in various Design Engineering capacities. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master's degrees in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

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Jeffrey 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 operational initiatives, including being responsible for building the infrastructure to enhance Ropes & Gray’s position as a leading national law firm and helped to develop its global presence.

Additionally, Mr. Cote served as Chief Operating, Financial and Administrative Officer for Digitas, Inc., where he managed worldwide operations, finance, investor relations, facilities management, delivery management, information technology and corporate development. He joined Digitas as Senior Vice President and Controller.

Mr. Cote started his professional career with Ernst & Young and served in their tax, audit and national accounting groups.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Accounting degree from Florida Atlantic University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and in Massachusetts.

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Paul 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 initiatives, activities and operations for this $12 billion revenue division. Prior to this role he served as Vice President and CFO of Honeywell Performance Materials & Technologies where he helped drive significant profit and margin growth and as Vice President and CFO of Honeywell Security. Prior to Honeywell, Mr. Vasington held finance leadership roles at Crane Co. and Fortune Brands, Inc. Mr. Vasington began his career at Price Waterhouse.

Mr. Vasington received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Connecticut and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Allisha 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, Arizona.

Before joining Honeywell in 2000, she held senior HR roles at Amazon.com and the Pepsi Bottling Group. She has a Master’s degree in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, IL and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN.

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Paul Chawla

, Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing Automotive

Paul was appointed SVP of our Performance Sensing Automotive division in December, 2017. Paul 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. Paul was appointed Senior Vice President, Performance Sensing, Auto Europe in April 2016.

Prior to this role, he held General Manager and director positions in France and Germany for JCI. Since Paul joined Sensata he has been instrumental in improving customer satisfaction resulting in significant new business wins; establishing and expanding an engineering center of excellence in Bulgaria; and enhancing Sensata’s leadership and project management capabilities across Europe.

Paul has a Doctorate of Nuclear Engineering from Politecnico di Torino.