Tyco International has appointed Kathryn Mikells as chief financial officer (CFO) of the ADT Corporation, to be created upon separation from Tyco later this year. This announcement is made in connection with the filing of the ADT Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Mikells joins ADT from Nalco, a water treatment and energy technologies company, where she served as CFO. Prior to joining Nalco in October 2010, she served as executive vice president (EVP) and CFO of UAL, the parent company of United Airlines. During her 16 years with UAL, she held a variety of senior leadership roles, including vice president of investor relations, vice president of financial planning and analysis, and vice president and treasurer.
Before joining UAL, Mikells spent six years in the financial services industry with companies such as GE Capital Corporate Finance and Household International. She serves on the board of directors for the Hartford Financial Services Group and the Weitz Company.
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