Kirk S. Hachigian is Lead Director on the Board of Directors at Allegion and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
Kirk also serves on the Board of Directors at Paccar Inc. and NextEra Energy, Inc. He is also the Executive Chairman of the Board at JELD-WEN. Kirk was formerly on the Board of Directors at Cooper Industries Plc. and at Trane Inc.
Kirk served as JELD-WEN’s president and chief executive officer from 2014 to 2015. Prior to that, Kirk was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Cooper Industries Plc., a global manufacturer of electrical components for the industrial, utility and construction markets, from 2006 to 2012. He has a successful track record of creating value for shareholders, completing the merger of Cooper Industries with Eaton Corporation in 2012.
During his tenure at Cooper, Kirk held a variety of positions, including co-chief executive officer and chief operating officer. Kirk assumed his first role at Cooper in 2001 as executive vice president of the Electrical Products Division.
Prior to joining Cooper, Kirk was vice president and CEO of Asia Pacific Operations for GE Lighting. Before that, he was at Oak Industries in general management, sales and marketing positions. Earlier in his career, Kirk was a consultant with Bain & Company.
Kirk received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.