Chauvin Named President of SimplexGrinnell

Longtime Company Leader to Succeed Retiring Chief Executive on Oct. 1.

09/20/2010


Robert F. (Bob) Chauvin, a proven leader with an outstanding record of success over three decades in the fire and life-safety industry, has been named president of SimplexGrinnell.

Chauvin’s appointment takes effect on Oct. 1. He will succeed Jim Spicer, who is retiring after serving as SimplexGrinnell president for the past 3 years and as a key company executive since 1990.

Chauvin, a Westminster resident, has spent 30 years in the life-safety industry with Simplex and SimplexGrinnell. He has served since 2004 as the company’s vice president of northern operations. He previously served as chief financial officer and also held leadership roles in business planning and marketing.

In fulfilling his leadership positions, Chauvin has been strongly committed to making SimplexGrinnell an integral part of the communities in which it does business. He serves as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of North Central Massachusetts, and has helped spearhead Tyco’s support for United Way Youth Venture, a youth leadership program that got its start in North Central Massachusetts. Chauvin received a Tyco Chairman’s Award in 2008 from Tyco CEO Ed Breen and served for several years on the Tyco Diversity and Inclusion Council.



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