Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer , Ingersoll-Rand plc
Michael W. Lamach was named Chief Executive Officer of Ingersoll Rand in February, 2010. Previously, Mike was President and Chief Operating Officer. He was elected senior vice president of Ingersoll Rand and named president of Ingersoll Rand’s Security and Safety Sector in February 2004 and held president of Trane Commercial Systems title since June of 2008.
Prior to joining Ingersoll Rand, Mike was group vice president and managing director for the European, Asian, South African and South American businesses of Johnson Controls’ Automotive Group. Before that, he served as vice president and general manager of the Controls Group, leading the company’s integrated facilities management business. During his 17-year tenure with Johnson Controls, Mike also held positions in sales management, marketing and new product development.
Mike received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University. He serves on the Board of Directors of Iron Mountain Inc.