United Technologies Corporation
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORP /DE/ (Form: 8-K, Received: 10/10/2017 08:04:23)


 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 9, 2017
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UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
1-812
06-0570975
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
10 Farm Springs Road
Farmington, Connecticut 06032
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(860) 728-7000
N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Section 8 - Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events

On October 9, 2017, United Technologies Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the appointment of Judy Marks as President of Otis. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)    Exhibits














































SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: October 10, 2017
By:
/s/ Peter J. Graber-Lipperman
 
 
Peter J. Graber-Lipperman
 
 
Corporate Vice President, Secretary and Associate
General Counsel


















































EXHIBIT INDEX
 

Exhibit
Number
Exhibit Description
99.1
Press release, dated October 9, 2017, issued by the Company.





















































Contact: Media Inquiries                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(860) 728-6210                   www.utc.com


United Technologies Appoints Judy Marks as President of Otis

Otis continues to drive growth and innovation with appointment of industry leader

FARMINGTON, Conn., October 9, 2017 - United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”) has named Judy Marks as President of Otis, the world’s leading manufacturer and service provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Marks joins UTC from Siemens, where she serves as Chief Executive Officer of Siemens USA and as CEO of Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business. She will report to UTC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes and serve on the company’s senior leadership team.

“Judy is an innovator and accomplished global leader with a proven record of driving strategic growth,” said Hayes. “I look forward to working with Judy and the Otis team as we continue to create innovative solutions to move people safely and efficiently around cities in the urbanizing, digital industrial age.”

As CEO of Siemens USA, Marks leads operations and services in the United States in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. She also has global responsibility for operations and strategy for Dresser-Rand, which serves the oil and gas industries globally. Prior to this role, she led the successful integration of Dresser-Rand following its acquisition by Siemens.

Before joining Siemens, Marks held leadership roles at Lockheed Martin and IBM, where she built a distinguished career serving customers and creating solutions for global businesses and national government entities.

Marks serves as a Director of Hubbell Incorporated and is on the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. She earned a degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC
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Exhibit 99.1

Contact: Media Inquiries                  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(860) 728-6210                   www.utc.com


United Technologies Appoints Judy Marks as President of Otis

Otis continues to drive growth and innovation with appointment of industry leader

FARMINGTON, Conn., October 9, 2017 - United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”) has named Judy Marks as President of Otis, the world’s leading manufacturer and service provider of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Marks joins UTC from Siemens, where she serves as Chief Executive Officer of Siemens USA and as CEO of Dresser-Rand, a Siemens business. She will report to UTC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Greg Hayes and serve on the company’s senior leadership team.

“Judy is an innovator and accomplished global leader with a proven record of driving strategic growth,” said Hayes. “I look forward to working with Judy and the Otis team as we continue to create innovative solutions to move people safely and efficiently around cities in the urbanizing, digital industrial age.”

As CEO of Siemens USA, Marks leads operations and services in the United States in the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. She also has global responsibility for operations and strategy for Dresser-Rand, which serves the oil and gas industries globally. Prior to this role, she led the successful integration of Dresser-Rand following its acquisition by Siemens.

Before joining Siemens, Marks held leadership roles at Lockheed Martin and IBM, where she built a distinguished career serving customers and creating solutions for global businesses and national government entities.

Marks serves as a Director of Hubbell Incorporated and is on the Board of Visitors for the University of Maryland College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. She earned a degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions that move the world forward. To learn more about UTC, visit the website or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC
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