Michael W. Lamach

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer *

Michael Lamach

Michael W. Lamach was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ingersoll Rand in June 2010, having previously been named Chief Executive Officer in February 2010 and President and Chief Operating Officer in February 2009.

Mike joined Ingersoll Rand in February 2004 as president of the company's Security Technologies sector and became president of Trane Commercial Systems after the acquisition of that business in 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 served on the Board of Directors of Iron Mountain Inc. for nine years and is now a director for PPG Industries.

* Elected officer of Ingersoll-Rand plc.