Non-executive member of the Board of Directors since 2012, elected until 2015
US citizen, resident in Shanghai (CN)
Jeff Song earned a Master's degree in mechanical engineering at Jiaotong University in Shanghai (CN) and at the University of Toronto (CA). In 1988 he received his Ph.D. at the University of Utah (US). He has been responsible for the China business of Ingersoll Rand since 2004 and reports directly to the CEO and Chairman of the Group. He also heads the management body of the Ingersoll Rand Division Heads of the Asia/Pacific region. Ingersoll Rand is a global diversified industrial firm providing products, services and solutions to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Ingersoll Rand China generates sales of USD 1 billion, with more than 7,000 employees in 16 legal entities and two joint ventures as well as seven production plants. From 1988 to 2004, Jeff Song was employed at Honeywell. In the Honeywell Group he held different positions as a development engineer, marketing and sales director as well as managing director, first in the USA and later in China. Jeff Song has had no significant business relations with the Geberit Group in the past five years.