George Oliver Named President of Tyco Safety Products

PEMBROKE, Bermuda

Tyco Int’l Ltd. has named George Oliver as president of
Tyco Safety Products. Oliver, 45, succeeds Ron Krisanda,
who was recently promoted to lead Tyco’s fire and security
operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Krisanda
was featured in an exclusive Security Sales &
Integration

target=’_blank’>cover story in May
2005.

Oliver will take the helm on July 10, reporting direct to Tyco Chairman and CEO Ed Breen. He’ll be based in the Boca Raton, Fla., office.

“George’s extensive background across a broad range of product and service industries and geographies should enable him to acclimate rapidly and help maximize growth and performance for the business,” says Breen. “His appointment to lead Tyco Safety Products is consistent with our objective to create a more agile, focused organizational structure as we move closer to the separation of Tyco into three independent publicly traded companies.”

Before coming to Tyco, Oliver was responsible for several divisions at GE. His most recent position was president and CEO of GE Water and Process Technologies where he oversaw more than 7,000 employees working on a $2 billion water and process technologies product and services business. In addition, Oliver served as president and CEO of GE Engine Services.

If you enjoyed this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

Security Is Our Business, Too

For professionals who recommend, buy and install all types of electronic security equipment, a free subscription to Commercial Integrator + Security Sales & Integration is like having a consultant on call. You’ll find an ideal balance of technology and business coverage, with installation tips and techniques for products and updates on how to add to your bottom line.

A FREE subscription to the top resource for security and integration industry will prove to be invaluable.

Subscribe Today!

Get Our Newsletters