BERWYN, Pa., Oct. 1 Tyco Electronics Ltd.(NYSE: TEL; BSX: TEL) today announced that the company has taken steps toaccelerate its growth in the medical products market by creating a separatemedical products business unit within its Electronic Components segment,effective Oct. 1, 2008. The company has named Doug Strohmeier as president ofthe new stand-alone business, reporting to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) TomLynch.
According to Lynch, "We have grown our medical unit into a $250 million ayear business serving the imaging, surgical and monitoring markets, andbelieve our unique range of technologies and products positions us forsignificant growth. Doug has a long track record of success in the medicalproducts business and will be a great addition to our senior management team."
Strohmeier previously served as president of Covidien's retail productsbusiness segment. He also served in several key marketing positions at TycoHealthcare, as well as in senior marketing positions at General MedicalCorporation.
Strohmeier earned his Bachelor of Science degree from East StroudsburgUniversity (East Stroudsburg, Pa.).
ABOUT TYCO ELECTRONICS
Tyco Electronics Ltd. is a leading global provider of engineeredelectronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systemsand wireless systems, with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion to customers in morethan 150 countries. We design, manufacture and market products for customersin industries from automotive, appliance and aerospace and defense totelecommunications, computers and consumer electronics. With over 7,000engineers and worldwide manufacturing, sales and customer servicecapabilities, Tyco Electronics' commitment is our customers' advantage. Moreinformation on Tyco Electronics can be found athttp://www.tycoelectronics.com.
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