Lawrence A. Bossidy
Mr. Bossidy is a member of Aurora's Advisory Board. Mr. Bossidy was most recently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Honeywell International, a U.S. $24-billion diversified technology and manufacturing leader. Mr. Bossidy previously had served as Chairman and CEO of AlliedSignal from 1991 to 1999 when he became Chairman of Honeywell following the merger of AlliedSignal and Honeywell in December 1999. He retired from Honeywell in April 2000. Mr. Bossidy is credited with transforming AlliedSignal into one of the world's most admired companies. During his tenure with AlliedSignal, the company achieved consistent growth in earnings and cash flow, highlighted by 31 consecutive quarters of earnings-per-share growth of 13% or greater. Before joining AlliedSignal, Mr. Bossidy served in a number of executive and financial positions with General Electric Company, which he joined as a trainee in 1957. He was Chief Operating Officer of General Electric Credit Corporation (now GE Capital Corporation) from 1979 to 1981, Executive Vice President and President of GE's Services and Materials Sector from 1981 to 1984 and Vice Chairman and Executive Officer of General Electric Company from 1984 to July 1991.
He is a graduate of Colgate University.