The board of directors (“board”) of Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), a leading global security products and solutions provider, has elected Kirk S. Hachigian as its next chairman, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Hachigian has served as a member of the board since Allegion became a standalone company in 2013, and will succeed David D. Petratis, who is retiring from the role as of Dec. 31, 2022.
Currently, Hachigian serves as the board’s lead director – a position he’s held for the majority of his nine-year tenure. He also chairs the board’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, a role he will keep as chairman of the board.
In addition to Allegion, Hachigian serves on the board of directors at Paccar Inc. and NextEra Energy, Inc. He previously served as chairman of the board at JELD-WEN and was a board member at Cooper Industries Plc. as well as Trane Inc. At JELD-WEN and Cooper Industries, Hachigian also held the roles of president and CEO, lending to his successful track record of creating value for shareholders.
“I’m honored to serve as the next chairman and very proud of what we have created at Allegion,” Hachigian said. “On behalf of the board, I want to share our gratitude to Dave for guiding the vision and culture for nearly a decade. Today, Allegion is a strong company with a resilient team, thanks, in large part, to your passion and dedication.”
With Hachigian’s appointment, Allegion has an independent chairman, and all board committees and their chairs are independent. John H. Stone, who became president and CEO of Allegion in July 2022, is a member of the eight-member board and the only director who is not independent.
Hachigian added, “John’s leadership as well as his track record of innovation and embedding technology into legacy brands are highly valuable to the Allegion seamless access strategy. We are confident in the successes that lie ahead for team Allegion.”
For more on Allegion’s corporate governance, refer to www.allegion.com/ESG.
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Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in seamless access, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage®, SimonsVoss® and Von Duprin®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion secures people and assets with a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and institutions. Allegion had $2.9 billion in revenue in 2021, and its security products are sold around the world.
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