Oct 4, 2011
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced today the appointment of V Raja as President of TE Connectivity, India, effective October 7, 2011. In his new role, Raja will continue to build the company's team and operations in India, and serve as TE's executive leader with government officials and customers in India. With approximately $200 million in annual sales, over ten locations, and close to 5,000 employees, TE's business in India is a key contributor to the company's overall growth in emerging markets. Emerging markets account for nearly a quarter of TE's revenues. Raja will report to Joe Donahue, TE's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
"We are pleased to have someone with Raja's experience and capabilities joining TE. He is an accomplished executive, and has a proven record of achieving market growth in India and in the region. His ability to build cohesive teams working across regions and business units is an important element as we expand our energy, automotive and network infrastructure businesses in India," said Donahue.
Prior to joining TE, Raja was President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare, India. Raja joined GE in 1997 and held a number of positions across GE India. He became President and Chief Executive Officer of GE Healthcare, India in 2004. He has over thirty-one years of work experience in multinational organizations. Raja was born in the city of Kolkata, formerly known as Calcutta, is an alumnus of St. Xavier's College in Kolkata, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.
ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
TE Connectivity is a global, $12.1 billion company that designs and manufactures over 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry -- from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks -- enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities. More information on TE Connectivity can be found at http://www.te.com.
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