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Tenneco Names Gregg Sherrill Chairman and CEO

Tenneco’s board of directors has named Gregg Sherrill as the company's new chairman and chief executive officer. Sherrill, 53, is currently president, Power Solutions at Johnson Controls Inc. His appointment is effective Jan. 15.

LAKE FOREST, IL – Tenneco’s board of directors has named Gregg Sherrill as the company’s new chairman and chief executive officer. Sherrill, 53, is currently president, Power Solutions at Johnson Controls Inc. His appointment is effective Jan. 15.

Sherrill, a 30-year industry veteran, has been responsible for Johnson Control’s global automotive battery business since 2003. Under his leadership, the Power Solutions business experienced strong growth. Revenues grew to $3.5 billion as the group expanded its global manufacturing footprint with new operations in North America and Europe, and by establishing its first manufacturing operations in China and Korea. From 2001 to 2003, he was group vice president and managing director of Europe, South Africa and South America for Johnson Control’s Automotive Systems Group, which at the time was a $4.5 billion seating and interiors business in these regions.

Prior to joining Johnson Controls in 1998, Sherrill spent 22 years at Ford Motor Co., where he held various engineering and manufacturing assignments with increasing responsibilities, including plant manager of Ford’s Dearborn, MI, engine plant and director of Supplier Technical Assistance.

Sherrill received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and his MBA degree from Indiana University.

For more information about Tenneco, go to: http://www.tenneco.com

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