Sensata's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Cote Also Appointed Chief Administrative Officer

January 18, 2011

ALMELO, Netherlands, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST), announced today that Jeff Cote will move into the newly created position of Chief Administrative Officer, effective immediately, while maintaining his current role as Chief Financial Officer.

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In this role, Jeff will continue to be part of the Executive and Strategy Leadership Teams for the company and will take on responsibility for worldwide Human Resources, Legal and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) along with his current responsibility for Finance, Information Technology and Facilities.

Commenting on the change, Sensata Chief Executive Officer Tom Wroe said, "As Sensata continues to grow organically and through mergers and acquisitions, our ability to leverage our worldwide support functions will become even more critical; and Jeff's expertise in this area will be beneficial. Jeff's appointment by the Board as Chief Administrative and Financial Officer recognizes the important role that he has played in the success of the company."

Jeff has served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a Director of several of Sensata's operating subsidiaries since he joined Sensata just over four years ago. Prior to joining Sensata, Jeff was the Chief Operating Officer at Ropes & Gray LLP's and managed their operations by directing the firm's administrative and operational initiatives. Previously, Jeff served as Chief Operating, Financial and Administrative Officer for Digitas, Inc.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree in Finance from Florida Atlantic University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Florida and in Massachusetts and serves on the board of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

About Sensata Technologies Holding N.V.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Majority-owned by affiliates of Bain Capital Partners, LLC, a leading global private investment firm, and its co-investors, Sensata employs approximately 10,000 people in nine countries. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications. For more information, please visit Sensata's web site at



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