Dr. Gromer is the retired President of Tyco Electronics, a position which he held from April 1999 until December 31, 2007. Dr. Gromer also served as the Vice Chairman of Tyco Electronics from January 2006 until December 31, 2007. Dr. Gromer formerly held senior management positions from 1983 to 1998 at AMP (acquired by Tyco in April 1999) including Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services, President of the Global Automotive Division, and Vice President of Central and Eastern Europe, and General Manager of AMP Germany. Dr. Gromer has over 20 years of AMP and Tyco Electronics experience, serving in a wide variety of regional and global assignments. Before working for Tyco Electronics and AMP, Dr Gromer held management positions at ZF Friedrichshafen, ITT and Procter & Gamble. Dr. Gromer serves as a Member of the Boards of Directors of Tyco Electronics Ltd. and Marvell Technology Group Inc. Dr. Gromer was on the Board of RWE Rhein Ruhr AG from 2000 to 2009. He is also Chairman of the Board of the Society for Economic Development of the District Bergstrasse/Hessen, a Member of the Advisory Board of Commerzbank, and a Director of the Board and Vice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany.