Gregg Sherrill assumed the role of executive chairman of Tenneco’s Board of Directors in May 2017, after serving for 10 years as chairman and CEO. Tenneco is an $8.6 billion global manufacturer of clean air and ride performance components and systems. With approximately 31,000 employees across 23 countries, the company serves all major vehicle manufacturers and replacement market customers worldwide. During his tenure as CEO, Tenneco established a strong track record of revenue growth, higher earnings and improved profitability.
Prior to joining Tenneco in January 2007, he was with Johnson Controls, Inc. where he last served as president of the Power Solutions Group, the company’s global automotive battery business. Previously, he held leadership roles in JCI’s Automotive Systems Group and North America Operations. Mr. Sherrill began his 40-year career in the automotive industry with Ford Motor Company where he served in a broad range of engineering and manufacturing positions during a 22-year tenure.
He holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Mr. Sherrill currently serves on the Board of Directors for Allstate and Snap-on Inc. and on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers where he is also past chairman of the board. He is also on the National Governing Council of The Wilderness Society.